What’s true about you is what God says about you. Created by God on purpose for a purpose! My identity is in Jesus Christ! How about yours?Lucas Black
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Purpose is that reason for which God created us and includes discovering and understanding our unique set of qualities that He’s given us.
Whether you’re looking for meaning in your work or trying to figure out what your life’s work should be, The Art of Work by Jeff Goins is the most honest treatise I’ve read on the subject. Contrary to conventional wisdom, Goins argues that passion is not enough. It is when our passion and interests intersect with others’ needs that we find our larger purpose and life work.
In The Art of Work, Jeff Goins writes about his own personal journey as well as others’. He shows through one story after another how finding work that matters is a lifelong journey that involves learning from others, building bridges, and making pivots when necessary
It doesn’t matter what stage of life you’re currently in, this book will provide many insights into your own life journey, affirming your past and giving direction for the future.
For the past 12 years, I’ve followed the blog of a retired gentleman who turned a cancer diagnosis into an adventure. On the day he finished his chemo treatments in 2003, he bought a motorhome and set out on an adventure that would last 15 more years. He started a blog to keep his family and friends informed of his whereabouts and adventures. It wasn’t long until others started following it, too. Over the course of his blogging life he gained a significant following.
We are now almost two weeks into a new year — time marches on! I’m reminded of the plaque that hung at the bottom of my Grandma’s staircase that read:
Only one life, ’twill soon be past,
Only what’s done for Christ will last.
With so much emphasis on finding your life purpose or mission in life, have you ever wondered what the Bible has to say about life purpose? It turns out God has plenty to say in Scripture about His purpose and plan for each person. Not only that, He tells us in His Word that He directs us to walk in that purpose and equips us for all we need to live it!