According to search engines, a significant amount of people look for a brainpower definition online. And the online Merriam-Webster dictionary defines brainpower like this:
1. intellectual ability
2. people with developed intellectual ability
Yeah, I’d say that’s pretty accurate.
But I’d go further with a brainpower definition like this:
Someone who can move 20 ton blocks with his bare hands, some wood, pebbles, and counterweights. And when I say move 20 ton blocks, I mean actually stack them and stand them up. By himself. And here’s a visual brainpower definition to back that up:
Just in case you don’t automatically see the video I shared, here’s the link: https://youtu.be/E5pZ7uR6v8c
The video says Wally Wallington “creates a compelling argument for the methods used in the construction of Stonehenge, the pyramids…”
Yep. A grandpa from Flint, Michigan, has “cracked” this so-called “scientific mystery.” But when you watch the video, you can see how it wouldn’t be a mystery to people with brainpower and a willingness to put it to work.
Ooh, there’s that four letter word. Work.
These days way too many people don’t have a clue how important it is to actually work. And work is not ALL physical. In fact, Mr. Wallington is a great example of how brainpower can reduce the reliance on physical power. Because if you can’t visualize something first, it takes way more physical work to make it happen.
Now, you might be asking, “Why would anyone need to move 20 ton blocks?” Or “How’s that ever gonna help anybody in the real world?”
Well, a little over two minutes into the video you’ll see actual practical applications. So cool.
And this is just one example of why I say God does not plan your day for you. Sure, He has a masterplan for how He is going to fully restore His kingdom. But He does not make up your to-do list. Because He designed you and me with our own brains and our own will. And He, the Ultimate Father, wants to see what we can come up with. It delights Him to watch us put our brains to good use.
Just as any good earthly father delights to see his son or daughter build a life of their own.
Do you think your problems are “part of God’s plan?” Or do you think He’s “putting me through this to teach me a lesson?” If so, I urge you to stop thinking that way about your Creator. Your problems are caused by YOU. Mine are caused by me.
But God gave you and me the brainpower to solve problems.
It might feel like a ton of work. But maybe with some wood, pebbles, your bare hands, and some brainpower, you can find the courage to look up, stand up, and create solutions.
Give me words…give me courage…
Give me time and a powerful voice.
And when many still may hate me,
Give me Your love and I’ll always rejoice.
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