Do you live your life with passion and purpose? Is finding your purpose a chore or a blessing? How can you discover your unique passion and purpose in life? This excerpt from my book, 40 Days in God’s Blessing, shows how I discovered my passion and purpose in life in some surprising ways: The Passion of Purpose For to me, to live is Christ. (Philippians 1:21) Thanks to Rick Warren’s book, The Purpose-Driven Life, thousands of people have understood a greater purpose for their lives. Rick encouraged readers: “If you want to know why you were placed on this planet, you …
Do you want to get more out of life? Are your circumstances holding you back? Here are four ways to find joy in your journey:
The term late bloomer took on an enlarged meaning for me last year. In early winter, I noticed that the butterfly bush in our simple, backyard perennial garden had really blossomed and grown. And I kept seeing a lone yellow butterfly fluttering around it, pausing every now and then to taste of the plant’s sweet nectar.
I see them emerging like bears from a long hibernation. Yes, the fire ants have arrived again. But I’m talking about my neighbors. Spring is almost here, and in my part of the country, as soon as the temperature rises to at least 60 degrees, the waves from friendly folks in the neighborhood resume. Lawn mowers crank up when the first blades of green grass pop up, and the dead things are lopped off so the new blossoms can peek through the flowering shrubs.
It’s time for another book giveaway. Once again, I’m featuring a Guideposts devotional book, the new Mornings with Jesus 2016. For my fourth year now, I’ve been privileged to join a team of other gifted writers to compose the Mornings with Jesus devotionals, including this one.