Tag Archives: purpose

Why ‘Wonderful’ and ‘Perfect’ Leaves So Many People Unsatisfied (Vita. Consilio. 05.19.17)

How is it that some people can seemingly have it all in life but still end up unsatisfied and unhappy? Let me tell you a story about Rebbie.

SELF-EFFACING (Live. Pray. Hustle. 02/07/17)

A good purpose is not self-serving, it is self-effacing. You want what you do in life to matter, to count for something that is worthy and significant. We aim to achieve so someone other than ourselves derives some good from … Continue reading

Please, You Don’t Want To Copy Me (Vita. Consilio. 01.22.17)

We stand in awe of those people who we have labeled “celebrities” or “geniuses” or “gurus” or “moguls” or whatever word we have created to call those who are highly productive and successful. We recognize good work, innovation, and creativity. … Continue reading

To Hit a Target, You Have To Have a Target to Hit (Vita. Consilio. 01.08.17)

Imagine that you were given a bow and arrow but not given a target. Where would you aim the arrow? Probably nowhere in particular, just anywhere in the random open space. And let’s say you did shoot in any direction … Continue reading

SATISFACTION (Live. Pray. Hustle. 01/08/17)

Too many people look for satisfaction in things, people, and events. People and things are often used as tools to gain happiness and fulfillment. But these are very weak tools. If you want to be satisfied, find out from God … Continue reading

New Book Now Available: “The Greatest Giver”

Light • Joy • Wonder • Possibilities • Peace • Victory • Purpose • Love • Hope • Forgiveness • Grace • Eternal Life  The gift of Jesus Christ to humankind is the greatest gift ever given. But it is … Continue reading

Delays Ahead, Keep Going (365 Days of Daring Faith — DAY 345)

2 Chronicles 16:9a (NLT) The eyes of the Lord search the whole earth in order to strengthen those whose hearts are fully committed to him. It has been said that nothing is certain in life but death and taxes. Permit … Continue reading

That One Thing (Live. Pray. Hustle. 12/03/16)

And in the end, deep down, we all want to do that one thing that will matter longer than we are able to live. LIVE. PRAY. HUSTLE.

When Some People Need to Exit (365 Days of Daring Faith — DAY 318)

2 Corinthians 6:17 (NLT) Therefore, come out from among unbelievers, and separate yourselves from them, says the Lord. Don’t touch their filthy things, and I will welcome you. One of the most difficult things for most of us to do … Continue reading

Flawed and Fruitful (365 Days of Daring Faith — DAY 299)

1 Corinthians 13:10 (NLT) But when the time of perfection comes, these partial things will become useless. As humans, we long for that which is perfect. We strive for the perfect job, the perfect marriage, the perfect house, the perfect … Continue reading

Joy in Divine Will (365 Days of Daring Faith — DAY 295)

Psalm 40:8 (NLT) I take joy in doing your will, my God, for your instructions are written on my heart. God’s greatest desire is to live in and fill up the hearts of all people in the earth. That means … Continue reading

The Fear and Good of Everything (365 Days of Daring Faith — DAY 276)

Romans 8:28 (NLT) And we know that God causes everything to work together for the good of those who love God and are called according to his purpose for them. We fear. We fear for our safety, for our families, … Continue reading

Getting Focused to Pursue Your Passions (365 Days of Spirited Living – DAY 275)

“If you don’t set a baseline standard for what you’ll accept in life, you’ll find it’s easy to slip into behaviors and attitudes or a quality of life that’s far below what you deserve.” — Anthony Robbins Everyone has a … Continue reading

Mortal As We Are (365 Days of Spirited Living – DAY 254)

“People living deeply have no fear of death.” — Anaïs Nin It’s not in our nature to have the control of our lives in someone else’s power. After all, we did, as a country, fight for independence. And individually, to … Continue reading

It Is How You Live that Matters (365 Days of Daring Faith — DAY 253)

Romans 12:5 (NLT) So it is with Christ’s body. We are many parts of one body, and we all belong to each other. You will live your life for something. What you live it for is completely up to you. … Continue reading

Work vs. Purpose (Live. Pray. Hustle. 09/05/16)

Pursuing purpose is not the same thing as pursuing work. Everyone must work but not everyone finds their work meaningful and fulfilling. LIVE. PRAY. HUSTLE.

Smile First and Then the Sweat (365 Days of Spirited Living – DAY 248)

“Power means happiness; power means hard work and sacrifice.” — Beyonce Knowles Work, by definition, is hard. Very, very hard. After all, it is a curse. It was never meant to be so tedious, laborious, or painfully egregious. But yet … Continue reading

My Life Is Worth Nothing Unless (365 Days of Daring Faith — DAY 233)

Acts 20:24 (NLT) But my life is worth nothing to me unless I use it for finishing the work assigned me by the Lord Jesus—the work of telling others the Good News about the wonderful grace of God. What is … Continue reading

Saved To Be Used for a Purpose (365 Days of Daring Faith — DAY 230)

1 Corinthians 6:20 (NLT) For God bought you with a high price. So you must honor God with your body. Grace is absolutely free to all who come to Christ in faith, but it cost him is life. The main … Continue reading

7 Things To Do When You’re Feeling Stuck (365 Days of Spirited Living – DAY 225)

“Growth is painful. Change is painful. But nothing is as painful as staying stuck somewhere you don’t belong.” — Mandy Hale Too many people are not happy with their lives. They feel dissatisfied, stuck, and even trapped. A lot of … Continue reading