Purpose Indicator 4 – God Encounters

       Even if a person is not “religious”, everyone has had encounters in life that have been very impacting or meaningful which they did not orchestrate.  I am obviously writing from the perspective of someone who does believe God has specific plans for us and is working to complete those plans (Ephesians 1:3-4, 2:10).        Do I believe that God orchestrates everything that happens in life?  … [Read more...]

Discovering Your Purpose-Part III

To find out what your life purpose is, there are several things you need to understand: It is a process, so embrace it. Think comprehensively, not just about 1 or 2 aspects of life. It will be unique to you, so celebrate it. You will need outside help.                    Why do you need outside help?  Can’t you just look within and know what is in your heart? Can’t you look at what’s going on … [Read more...]

Discovering Your Purpose – How it Works (Part II)

If you want to discover your life purpose, it will take some effort.  A few people say, “it just hit me one day” or “I’ve always known”.  I am happy for those people, but for the highest majority, we have to work at it.  Let me encourage you; it is worth it and you can find it.  God does not want His purpose for your life hidden.   He wants you to find out what it is and then live it.  In part I, … [Read more...]

Discovering Your Purpose-How it Works (Part I)

When we discover our life mission wonderful things happen: Confusion disappears and our course gets clearer Peace of mind results Harmony and alignment happen: we say “yes” to the right things and “no” to the others Accomplishment and productivity take off Meaning and significance are experienced Energy and happiness increase The world is made better If discovering our purpose was obvious then … [Read more...]

Purpose-You Can Know the Meaning of Life

Life can be incredibly confusing. Especially in the west, there are so many options in most every area of engagement. Go to the store looking for something as simple as toothpaste and there is now an entire row of options. Who knew you could do so many different things with toothpaste. On the one hand, options are great because they give us freedom, choices, and force quality improvement by … [Read more...]