b'4CALLIE DARUKtheyd leave a sippy cup full of milk in the car. I never understood how they wedged those cups into so many hidden places, but they always managed it. At first, the odor would be strong and Id recognize it right away. Id smell it every time I got in the car, but over time I got used to it. Eventually, Id find the old cup with the putrid milk and throw it out.Todayright here, right nowlets write down all the excuses and all the lies the enemy has spoon fed us over a lifetime. At the end of this introduction, youll notice a blank page. Take a mo-ment and think about the lies that always get you. As you read through this book, if any come to your mind, go back to the blank page and write them down. Go back to them periodically, read them, and let their stench be like that sour old sippy cup. My earnest prayer is that by the end of this book, together, we will be ready to throw those stinky excuses away for good. Its time to take a long, hard look at ourselves. As Christians, have we asked what it is were supposed to be doing? Have we accomplished what we set out to accomplish? What are the gifts and callings God has placed on our lives, and are we using them? The sands of time are dropping, Beloved, and no matter how hard we try, we cannot stop or even slow their descent. Bens single question is inspiring millions around the globe, and rightfully so. It is a very important question to ask, but as Christians I cannot help but think of one far greater that we need to be asking ourselves:What does God want you to do before you die?'