by Bill Burns



JANUARY 2014 --

January 6, 2014:  2014 will be known to many as the Year of Prophetic Alignment.  In this season the Spirit of the Lord will align His people with His purposes.  This alignment will be brought by way of revelation of God's purposes (plans) for individuals.  These revelations will come through dreams, visions, prophetic words, signs and wonders.  We must stand watch and listen so that the opportunities for alignment are not missed.  When the revelation of God's purpose comes, you will be aligned, brought into spiritual positioning, to go through the door that is being opened to you.  (See entire article under "Present Truth" on our website at

January 13, 2014:  Have you heard?  I will reveal things to you, My church, so that you can prosper.  I will reveal the things that I am going to do so you can come on that path with Me.  I will reveal the hidden mysteries and those treasures that have been hidden in darkness--things that help you grow.  Trust Me more than you ever have before so that you can go on this journey with Me, for I do not plan to go alone.  I am taking My chosen with Me on this great adventure.  Come and see.  Come and mount up.  Come and take the ride I have prepared.  Walk the path that I have designed for you, and see that which I will show you in the glory of this season.   It will forever change you, says the Lord.

January 20, 2014:  Fight the good fight, and you shall surely win. For, this is your season of victory. All of the things that you have looked at and established as weapons that are formed against you will not prosper. This is the day of deliverance. This is the day of the habitation of My Spirit, Who has risen up within you as a warrior going into combat for you. Now, you go with Him. Go! Run the race. Fight the good fight. Press forward into a place of victory for it is your destiny, says the Lord.

January 27, 2014:  Listen to Me. I know what you have been through. I know the harshness of the past season that you have had to endure. I know the reality of that, but please understand that it was for your benefit; the benefit of strength; the benefit of your trust in Me. Those things that you have endured and gone through have made you stronger if you believe they have. And, as you come out into a new season you will find the strength that I have given to you will become a reality. It stretched you and caused you to walk with greater dignity, greater revelation, greater focus than ever before. This new reality will benefit you in the season that is now unfolding before you. So leave those things in My hand. The things you endured will now become your ornaments--they tell the world, tell the enemy, you have been through something, and you have come out victoriously on this side of it. This day, see yourself as victorious, says the Lord.


February 2, 2014:  If you have heard My word and believed it, it is yours. Do not allow the enemy to steal the seed of it in any way; not because of conflict or because of negative circumstance.   Refuse to give him a position, and remain steadfast.  My seed will indeed come up and bear fruit.  It will become the full plant, from the seed to the stalk to the head.  And, I will help you, lead and guide you. I will establish the word to such extent that there will be no unbelief.  Receive this in My name, says the Lord God. Be restored to a position of fullness.  It is your kingdom right.

February 9, 2014:  Do you believe My word? My word is absolute. For those things that I speak will come to pass. And, those things that come to pass will become the blessings of the children of the kingdom of heaven. So, please, do not forget that I am the Lord of glory and My glory rests over all you do and believe. For, these are the days of the fulfillment of divine things in this land. Be faithful, for I am faithful. And, in your faithfulness you shall see the mighty outpouring of My Spirit, says the Lord God.

February 16, 2014:  My prophets bring forth things old and things new. The way is open for you to let go of things that are bound up in the past so that you may begin this new adventure. For, whatever has assaulted you in these past weeks, whatever has bound you, this is the day to be released and break out so that you may walk the path of My anointing in this season.  I have declared that a new anointing is coming upon My people. It is a more powerful anointing than you have ever walked in. It will break every yoke of bondage. It will release the captive and will cause you to walk in a new place of authority. It will bring the manifestation of your words to fufill My purpose and to call things that are not as though they are, says the Lord. All you must do is believe. I will go before you and prepare the way of My word, and then you will follow and receive the blessings of it.

February 23, 2014:  You are indeed children of light. So, walk in the light. Walk in the power of the light, and darkness will not overcome you. Walk in such a way that you see the glorious light of My presence and allow it to become your light that will illuminate the path before you. And, then you can walk on that path with great comfort, joy and peace because you know that it is a path of victory. It will bring you into the fullness of My purpose and My blessings, says the Lord. Be children of the light.


MARCH 2014--

March 3, 2014:  I hear the Spirit of the Lord saying:  You have heard, now apply My word. You have seen and, therefore, know the way that is prepared for you. Walk in that way, and all things will come to a place of victory in your life. For, if you have recognized your potential in Me this day then that foundation of faith, that great foundation of faith, will release all things that are necessary for you to live a victorious life. Your faith will be intact when the devil comes in like a flood, and you will raise up the standard of victory even before he comes into your house. So, run to the wall, raise the standard and declare your freedom. Declare that you are victorious in all situations, ruling over your circumstances, for they shall come to a place of application and accountability in Me.  And, when that happens it will become an opportunity for you to come higher than ever before.

March 10, 2014:  I see you. I know you. I know the struggles that you have gone through. I have seen and known the curses that have come upon you. I see and know the plan of the enemy against you. I know all of these things because I am God. But, please understand that it is not My will for you to suffer at the hand of the enemy. And, that is why I have given you the Holy Spirit of anointing who will rest upon you and empower you to be that which I have called you to be so that these works that I have done you can do. And it comes down to this point: Children of God, all you have to do is believe that all things are possible that I have spoken of regarding My people and it shall be so with you, says the Lord. Rise up! Shout with a voice of joy. Get over the defeat of compromise, the defeat of heaviness, the defeat of infirmity, and those things that hold you and keep you from My purposes. For, when I do this extraordinary and great work in this season, it is My company of redeemed that shall arise and they shall be the chosen ones that go forth into battle to destroy the works of the enemy. They will shake themselves free from every yoke which has been put upon them. In My name, do the work. And, I Myself, shall be with you to confirm that work with signs and wonders following.

March 17, 2014:  God says that some of your involvements include things you ought not be involved in, and they are dragging you down. They are keeping you in a place of bondage. My instruction to you is stop those things that I am putting My finger on so that you are not negatively effected by them the rest of your life. For, these are the days where opportunities to come higher exist and where the greater realm of My presence is available to you. So, choose between these two things. If you check your spiritual level you will know that which is wrong, and then you can put those things aside as you resolve to go up higher.

March 24, 2014:  I see where you have camped out. But, the cloud is moving. The cloud is going before you, so get up and go with Me, and you will have no regrets. For, I am leading you to a higher place than you have ever been. Your discernment in this season will grow greatly, and your ability to seek and find Me will rise to a place that you have never understood. You will know in your heart, without any doubt, that I am for you and with you. I am leading you, guiding you, protecting you, and I will provide for you. Healing will come. The healing waters will flow. The flow of the Spirit is increasing in these days. So, come into agreement with My purposes and come with Me on this journey, says the Lord.

March 31, 2014:  This day I have opened doors for you to be free. I have made a way for you to establish your freedom. Activate the authority that I have given you, by faith, and walk in the way of it. You will find that you are on a fast track to a new position of spiritual life, joy and peace. It is My purpose to always bring you into victory, says the Lord. Fight for it!

APRIL 2014

April 7, 2014:  I keep hearing thunder in the heavenlies, and I hear the Lord declaring that victory is yours--by the power of His Spirit, which He is amplifying in this season. You will have the victory if you believe what God is speaking. The power of the most Holy Spirit, will come upon you to cause you to be more than a conqueror in this season. "Only believe, and do that which I have called you to do, and you will be amazed at the outcome", says the Lord.

April 14, 2014:  I hear the Lord laughing, and He’s saying to His people, relax. Enjoy these days. Enjoy Me during these days. Do not allow the atmosphere of the world to weigh you down and create fear. For, I have not given you a spirit of fear, but of power, love and a sound mind. You have the right to enjoy the journey. So, throw your burdens and the things that trouble you onto Me, for My burden is light and easy to carry. Trust Me to take care of the issues that you cannot take care of. I am with you and for you. Again, I say, enjoy the journey. Stop taking yourself so seriously, and stop condemning yourself or allowing others to condemn you. Understand that you belong to Me. I know who you are, and I know your heart; I am for you. This is a specific time of new beginnings with Me, says the Lord.

April 21, 2014:  Awaken! Awaken, My people. Awaken so I can speak to you, so I can lead you, and so that I can provide for you. Walk without fear or trepidation; with full confidence that I will go before you and make the crooked places straight. I will lead you in the way of righteousness. I will be with you in these the days of My glory as it is poured out upon My beloved people, which people you are. Walk in the newness of life, and be refreshed and renewed.

April 28, 2014:  I hear the Spirit of the Lord shouting, and He says, arise My people to the place of victory.  For, victory has been written on your behalf and the scriptures cannot be broken. Go forth in this confidence, this willingness of spirit, that I bring to you and put upon you in such power that you know that you have the glory of victory.  I always, always lead you in to a place of triumph, and wherever you go you will diffuse My fragrance, and it will linger as a declaration against the enemy. Enjoy this journey. Fight the good fight of faith. Win!

MAY 2014

May 5, 2014:  Have I not said that I am with you? Have I not said that I will bring you forth in this season? Have I not said that I would speak through the prophets, for your understanding of those things that are necessary to receive so that you can move forward in this season in a brand new way, in victory, in My kingdom, says the Lord. For, I will not disappoint you, even as many have become disappointed. I am for you. I will lead you, guide you, cleanse you, and anoint you so that the fullness of that work which I am doing in these days is yours to receive. So, My children, simply ask and you shall receive that, which I am doing. This day, be anointed and receive that yoke breaking anointing that I am providing for you.

May 12, 2014:  I hear the Lord saying, regarding this great struggle that you have been involved in, consider the life of the butterfly for he must struggle and continue to struggle until he comes out and breaks himself out of the bondage that has been placed to hold him in a position of birthing. This has not been a bad place because you will come forth, and you will walk out. You will bring God into the situation more profoundly than you ever have before. And, your struggles with regard to that situation that you are thinking of in this moment will be resolved as you break out and gain flight even as the butterfly does. It is the season to come forth.

May 19, 2014:  Come and follow Me. You have heard My word and you have embraced a glorious principle. If you will apply that principle, the kingdom of God will become brand new to you in ways that you have not understood and in ways you have not yet experienced. For the kingdom reality is hidden in the realm of the spirit, the kingdom of God. And, that connecting point is within you so that you can experience the fullness of this day and of this new season, as well as that which I will do with you corporately and personally. Don’t miss out on the opportunities that I am giving you to experience My presence and My kingdom in a fresh new way, says the Lord God.

May 26, 2014:  I am going to bring you forth into this new season with many surprises. The surprises that I bring forth will be for your benefit.  But, you will also be surprised by the work of the enemy against you. Don’t lose heart.  Don’t give up on the path that I have prepared for you. But, be available to move into that which I am doing, that which I am showing you, and that which is coming to you. The abundance of My kingdom is coming forth in your life in ways that you have not yet seen.  Be encouraged. Don’t be disheartened by the things you’ll have to endure and go through, but be encouraged in the process.  I am going to lead you and guide you. And, you will be blessed in this season in great ways. Get ready to be surprised, says the Lord.

JUNE 2014

June 2, 2014:  Be good; be strong; be faithful. For, by the power of My spirit I have entered in to you and caused spiritual life to become active. Acknowledge the fact that I am doing My work in you. And, the very good work that I have begun in you I will complete. All you have to do is believe, line up and walk with Me in the way that I will lead you.  I will empower you by My spirit to do the things that I have asked of you.  Will I not bless you according to My word?  For, you are My chosen ones, you are My children in whom I am blessed. Connect yourself to Me. Acknowledge Me this day. I am going to go with you from this place into that which is before you. Oh yes, even into those things that you do not know about yet. For, I have promised you that the day of surprises are about to come forth. And, you will be surprised! Your surprise will be filled with enjoyment, laughter and peace. So, come forth now and walk with Me, says the Lord.

June 9, 2014:  I would have you, My chosen ones, to not only understand My word by way of revelation, but also to be empowered by My spirit in such a way that you will begin to demonstrate the kingdom. I want you to produce the reality of the kingdom. Come before My throne with thanksgiving and expectation. For, I will fill you and baptize you afresh, in the most Holy Spirit as My gift to you. Receive fully, says the Lord.

June 16, 2014:  Have you heard My word? Indeed, it is a season of transformation; of transforming glory. Transformation is always required when you move into a new season. The new season is before you; it has been declared; it has been prophesied; it has been spoken of. Your doorway is opened. For, I know that you will be able to find Me in a fresh way as the streams of life and reality begin to overflow and touch you. They will indeed give you the opportunity for the change that is required to come into this new joy of life in this season, says the Lord God.

June 23, 2014:  You are mine. You belong to Me. I will teach you the things you need to know, and I will show you the way. Will I not bring My kingdom forth and reveal it in your life? I will show you the things I have for you and the things I want for you. I will bring those things that have been promised by way of covenant. Do not forget from this day forward that I am indeed with you and for you, and you will prosper in My kingdom, says the Lord.

June 30, 2014:  Lift yourself up beyond the mundane, the carnal. Lift yourself up from the worry that is scattered over the whole earth. Lift yourself up into My presence, for I shall reveal things about who you are. We shall work together to bring you to the place that I have in mind for you and so that you can become an overcomer. Surely I am for you. Be who you have been called to be. Lift your head, square your shoulders and walk with Me. Today begin a new journey--start over. Release yourself from the past bondage and move into the light of this day with great expectation of that which I am about to do, and you will not be disappointed, says the Lord.

JULY 2014

July 7, 2014:  I hear the Lord saying that this is an issue of trust. If you trust in Me with all of your heart; if you’ll walk with Me from this day forward I will bring you in to the glorious light of the day that you live in. And, I will reveal the essence of the times and seasons that you dwell in. Will I not lead you on the paths of righteousness; the paths of safety; the paths that take you higher than ever you have been before? Will I not be with you in these last days, says the Lord? Not only will I be with you, but I have chosen you to live your life in these times because the glory of My church shall shine ever brighter, and you will be a part of that. I have chosen you because you have determination. You’ve been through some things and you have not given up. You’ve walked with Me in times that were troubling. You had to walk away from people who did not think like you did or believe like you did, and you made your choices for Me over and over again. I will honor those choices and bring you in to the glory of this day, says the Lord God.

July 14, 2014:  I hear the Lord speaking, and He says, I see you, I hear you and I know you. I know your motives, actions, and your activities. I know when you have the Spirit of wisdom working on your behalf so that you can rise up into a position of victory. Don't forget that I see you where you are. I know you and the attitudes that you have in those moments. I know your manner of warfare or the lack thereof. I know you from the rising of the sun to the setting of it, and I know you in the night seasons. I have heard you. Please understand that when you believe all that is in My word, as brought to you by the Spirit of enlightenment, you have been equipped to be an overcomer. You are equipped so that you may fight the good fight of faith and win. So what’s left to do? Win! Win the battle! Run the race! Do not give up! Do not sit down! Do not lay down! But, stand up, go forward, and I will go with you.

July 21, 2014:  If you can submit yourself to Me in all things,  I will be with you in your endeavors.  I will go with you until this thing is worked out.  I will be one with you and cause those things that you cannot change to come under My order and control so that the outcome will be a benefit to you and not a detriment.  Simply believe in that which I am speaking to you.  Come into divine order and establish the way of stability by your faith.  Watch and be surprised at the outcome of those things that effect you.  I will cause them to work for you, says the Lord.

July 28, 2014:  Have you seen this? Have you seen that I desire that you receive the anointing that I am providing? Have you reached out by faith to receive that which I have done? This day I give you fresh oil. Fresh oil because the old oil has become stagnant; the old oil is not found in the strength that it once was. So, today I come to pour out upon you the fresh oil of My Spirit so that you can be made ready for the season that you live in and become one of those that I call My own according to My purposes. You can be instantly positioned to be used at any given time to know My way and to walk in My path. Hear My voice and become one with Me, says the Lord.


August 4, 2014:  Do you understand the power of the cross? It was the power of the cross, the cross on which the blood of Christ was shed and afforded you the opportunity to be sinless-- a son of God. The power of the cross points the way to victory. The Blood covers your sins and gives you an overcoming nature by which you can live in a position of victory. So, be victorious, says the Lord.

August 18, 2014:  If you want to be involved with Me in the process of time and live with Me in the end of the age; if you want to be one with Me and go on the path that I have set before you; if you want to be directed by My Spirit and desire to receive the fire, then it will be yours to have. And I say to you, My children, the transforming power of My Spirit that rests upon you in these days will indeed bring you forth into the glory of your destiny. Do not be afraid or be anxious. I would have you rise up in Spirit and let the transforming glory come upon you. You will be changed from day to day into My very image, says the Lord.

August 31, 2014:  I am calling you forth out of darkness in this hour to believe My word, to rise up and receive that which I am doing so that you can be more than you are right now. For, I have such an anointing to lay upon you in these days that you yourselves will be astonished at the result of it. And, when My fire falls upon you and when the lightning comes out of you the enemy will, indeed, be defeated. I have made a way and have saved the best wine for last, which wine you are. So, rise up from your position of defeat--from that position of being a victim, and believe today that I will bring you through into victory, says the Lord.


September 7, 2014:  Come and see. Come and receive that which I am doing. Let faith be found in abundance. Begin to understand that as My faith, the faith that I have-- supernatural faith--is yours. Indeed you can do the greater works. You can do what I have called you to do. So, stop your grumbling. Stop worrying. Stop being afraid of what’s coming on the earth. For, indeed it will be horrifying to those who don’t know Me. Yet because you know Me, My peace will sustain you and keep you. I will be with you, and everything that you need will be provided. Come into this season, says the Lord. Walk with Me. Walk with Me on the waters. Walk with Me in victory. Walk with Me in the Kingdom of God and to see that which I am doing. It is available to you. Believe and receive.

September 14, 2014:  Cry aloud and shout, says the Lord. For, you have been in bondage for much of your life, even for long periods of time. And, I want you to be free--free to enjoy My presence, free to be who I have called you to be, free to do greater works, free to experience the glory of the kingdom of God, free to know Me and My presence, free to feel the outstretched wings that He covers you with, free to receive that prophetic word that comes, free to allow the gifts of the most Holy Spirit to come to bear in your life. Come forth, little one, come forth now in the strength of this hour and the strength of this season. For, as I come and bring you into the fullness of this season you will indeed experience the freedom and the liberty that you are intended to live in, says God Most High.

September 21, 2014:  Awake you who are asleep. These times are more perilous than you even imagine. You can fall into harms way in a moment, in a heart beat, on any given day, in any place and time.  So, wake up and stand your watch and I will help you.   I will walk with you, and be one with you, and anoint you to overcome all the difficulties that you encounter. Put away evil. Put away those things that cause you to get out of My will. Put away the things that open the door to the enemy. Put away all the things that will allow you to become a victim. You are an overcomer and more than able to stand and withstand the onslaught of the enemy. Rise up, awaken yourself and see the anointing I have provided for you, says the Lord.

September 28, 2014:  Come on now, believe and receive that which I have promised. Spread your spiritual wings, even like the eagle on the earth spreads his wings so that he can be moved by the wind of My spirit to higher places; places of vision, places that you can see from, places that you can know from, and places that you can hear from. For, these days are indeed perilous; nevertheless, they are also the days of glory I have spoken about in My word when My glory comes to rest upon a people so that they are prepared for everything that takes place and they are prepared to go on with Me into the glory of this time and this season. So come. Come and join. Come and be one with Me, says the Lord.



October 5, 2014:  Stand up My people! Shake off the dust of that which has come against you. Declare to yourself that you will rise above all that is a hindrance. For, I am calling you in this moment to come forth and come out of all oppression, all depression, all doubt and discouragement.  Believe fully in Me. I will provide the power of your faith, says the Lord. Faith becomes a substance as you stand fully upon it to receive that which you need in this season.

October 12, 2014:  The Lord says, "Come into the abundance of My love.  Do not believe the lies of the enemy, for they will steal from you the promises that I have made.  Come fully into My love.  Allow Me to lead you and guide you in this season.  Allow Me to be one with you.  Allow Me to show you that you can prosper and that you can live every day of your life in victory.  Allow Me to bring you to that place of peace, in Me, and all things will then work together for your good.  Live under the rule of My kingdom in absolute love, joy, peace and unity with Me."

October 19, 2014:  I hear the Lord saying, "Come on, stand up, and be counted. Come in to that which I am providing in this season. Let your faith arise and reach out to receive all I am doing in this time. The times are changing for your benefit. Receive that which I am doing, so that I can give you the  goodness of this new place. Believe and receive." Psalms 27:13 I would have lost heart, unless I had believed that I would see the goodness of the LORD In the land of the living.

October 26, 2014:  I am bringing you into a season of divine fulfillment--a season in which you can grow spiritually. It will be a season in which new understanding will come out of the teaching of My word and bring forth the power of the Spirit. You will embrace the Word in a fresh way that will produce revelation to cause you to be greater than you are today. You don't have to ask Me to increase your faith; you just have to ask for direction and believe that I will show you the right way to go. And, you will have the complete assurance and guarantee that I am bringing you into the fullness of what this season has in store, says the Lord.


November 3, 2014:  Rejoice and know Me; know Me as I am. Know My love for you and that I care for you. Know that My great desire is to walk with you and to lead you in the ways of righteousness. I know your heart, and I know your struggles. One day soon you are going to look behind you and you are going to say, "What trouble?" For, I will walk you right out of this valley of the shadow of death and into the light of My joy and freedom. I will make you understand My purposes in these days, says the Lord.

November 10, 2014:  Gird up the loins of your mind. Remember My goodness. Remember those things I have done for you in the past. Remember how I have been One with you. Write a book of remembrance in your heart so that you can come to the conclusion that what I have done for you is evident and that I am not finished doing for you the things that need to be done. And, indeed, it will be well with your soul, says the Lord.

November 17, 2014:  Rise up, My people, this is your finest hour. This is due season and time to receive the anointing of this day. It’s time to stand up and walk on the path of the new beginning that I have prepared and that I am sending you on. Your advance will be more glorious than it ever has been and your adventures will be greater than anything you have experienced in the past. I will go with you and walk with you. I will empower you for this season. So, rise up in faith believing that which I am speaking to you.

November 24, 2014:  Be resolute. Become sure of yourself. Allow your faith to grow. Allow your faith to ascend to open the storehouses of heaven by which you shall indeed receive the promises that I have appointed for you. Set your resolve again this day. Know that I am faithful. Come to Me with a heart of thanksgiving. Come to Me with joy. Come to Me, for I have brought you through the process of salvation into this time in which you will indeed gain the victory over every circumstance that comes against you. Today is a new day, a new spiritual day--a time to begin again, says the Lord.


December 1, 2014:  And, the Lord says, "If you will do that which is written in My Word, then you will indeed receive the benefits of the kingdom of God that I have in store for you. For, the storehouses are about to open, and the blessings are about to flow. What I have reserved for you as the children of the end of the age will surprise all of you. My goodness is about to come in unique and powerful ways--in ways that you cannot even fathom. But, let it be known to your spirit that I can give to you abundantly and exceedingly above all that you can imagine, think or believe. Expect My goodness to come. Embrace it today and receive it."

December 8, 2014:  I can see that the hearts of My people are in a better place than they have been. I can see that the hearts of My people are rejoicing because they know that I am for them. I can see them in this present situation and I am filled with joy for the very fact they are coming higher into this new season. There is a process of elevation that is taking place. There is the process of putting worry and fear down that has diminished and brought them into a place of extreme delight and joy in My kingdom, says the Lord. And, this I say, continue this process and do not let the enemy steal from you the joy you have. Be full of joy and the glory of God. Enjoy the journey, says the Most Holy.

December 15, 2014:  I am speaking to you directly and very personally. I know your situations and I know what is taking place in your circumstances. I know what the enemy is doing to you and what the enemy has planned for you, but I have plans for you as well. If you will depend on My plans and come to know My ways and walk this path that I am establishing before you, then you will receive everything that I have in store for you. On this journey worry is defeated and unbelief is destroyed as you rise to a higher position of faith, knowledge and understanding of Me, says the Lord.

December 22, 2014:  Be cradled in the fullness of that which I have given to you. For, the gifts that I have given to you will help you to prosper and to overcome all that the enemy brings against you. They will help you to rise up into the fullness of your calling and all that which I have done on your behalf. Maintain a position of knowing My love and holding yourself within the confines of that which I have given you. Then you can say that everything is going to be okay, and the truth of that statement will permeate all that you are involved in. You will not find yourself in a position of fear or condemnation. This is My gift to you in this season--the overcoming and overpowering framework of My love for you, says the Lord.

December 29, 2014:  I hear the Lord saying, "What do you see? Do you see the door that is before you? Have you positioned yourself by faith to access what I am providing? Walk the path before you, and you will find what I have prepared for you. You will not miss it for it is your greatest desire to go on with Me. I will walk the path of life with you and I will reveal to you the greatness of your destiny. I encourage you to go higher than you have been before. I will be the breath beneath your wings that will lift you into spiritual places that you have not yet seen. Come, and enjoy the journey."