This post is a little different, a little fun, and hopefully at least a little bit helpful. I’m going to share with you a few of my most favorite purchases this year. You may decide you want or need some of these items, too, or perhaps you’re still frantically looking for that perfect gift for someone on your Christmas gift list. If you have Amazon Prime, you still have time to order gifts and get them in time for Christmas!
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.
Written by a Christian neuroscientist, Switch On Your Brain is a fascinating read that shows how science has caught up with Scripture such as “as he thinks in his heart, so is he” (Proverbs 23:7 NKJV) and “be transformed by the renewing of your mind” (Romans 12:2 NIV).