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A prison is a place of restriction, lack of freedom, frustration, and obscurity. It is a place of suffering and punishment.
Conversely, a palace is the home of a king. A place of no limitations. A place of abundance.
Do you feel like you are currently in prison? Do you long to be in a palace instead?
You may be in a physical prison, a financial prison (no freedom to do what you want to do because of your lack of resources), or an emotional prison (bound by your fears and anxiety) unable to reach your potential.
How did Joseph go from prison to palace? Genesis 41.
He interpreted Pharaoh's dream.
He had been doing the same in the prison. He simply did what he was doing in prison. Only difference is this time he was doing it before a king.
For him to be recommended to a king, shows he was good at what he did.
Do you see someone skilled in their work? They will serve before kings; they will not serve before officials of low rank. Proverbs 22:29
How to go from prison to Palace.
Master your skill while in prison. Do it over and over again, even for free, just be good. Word will soon go out to the King who will be needing your service one day. When that day comes, you will be ready.
They say success happens when opportunity meets preparation.
Prison is your best place for skill refinement because there are not many distractions. Distractions in this life include social life - parties, friends, activities, etc.
In prison, there is a regimented routine.
"Lock yourself in the prison of your goals" - Sunday Adelaja
Surround yourself by routines that will help you achieve your purpose.
Maximise your time of obscurity.
Soon the king will send for you. Will you be ready?
Radiant ~ May 2022
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