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Is it important to understand God's will for your life? insight May 12, 2022

One of my favorite pastors, Tim Challies out of Canada, wrote something on his blog today that caused me to pause and ponder a key question. Is it important to understand God's will for your life?

At first glance, I would say, of course it is because God designed you and equipped you to fulfill a...

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Jim Akers: Have ‘Godfidence’ to pursue your purpose features go-getters May 10, 2022

Jim Akers grew up in Spokane, graduated college and moved to southern California where he lived until his granddaughter was born a year ago, which prompted a move back to the Pacific northwest. There, he spent 35 years in the paper industry, 25 of them as a senior corporate executive.

He started...

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Does your purpose have to 'feel good' to others? insight May 05, 2022

When people contemplate their purpose for life, many times they make the mistake of describing it to close friends and family just to get their input.

It kind of makes sense, in a way. Those people intimately know you and are familiar with your strengths and weaknesses. Naturally, they would be a...

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Research shows female brain gets even stronger in midlife years insight May 02, 2022

This may be tough news for some of us of the male persuasion. Research shows women become more mentally stronger the older they get.

While women are often more communicative and insightful much of their lives, they develop a new superpower of mental acuity after their bodies reset during...

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Why does personal purpose matter? insight Apr 30, 2022

You might say we live -- and work -- in an age of purpose. There is a growing perception that young workers want to feel as though the work they do contributes to a greater good, according to an article in Forbes.

I think it's silly to suggest that only younger workers want to feel that way....

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Success has changed. Have you? insight Apr 27, 2022

If there was one thing all the COVID nonsense taught us, it was to reframe how we think about what success means, and how to fill our lives with purpose and meaning instead.

That's the gist of a story appearing at Thrive Global. Written by Barbara Waxman, who works as a life stage expert, she...

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The keys to happiness are self-awareness, purpose and connecting insight Apr 27, 2022

An article appearing in South China Morning Post described how many of us are looking for a magic solution to ensure happiness as though a formula could do the trick.

It's impossible to define happiness because the term means something different to every person. Unfortunately, too many people...

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California man finds purpose in volunteering at local hospital go-getters Apr 27, 2022

Walter Ryce has experienced a lot of tragedy in his life. First, as a soldier in Vietnam and later as a high school social studies teacher where his classroom overlooked the burning twin towers on Sept. 11, 2001.

However, now that he retired and moved to California, he's finding renewed purpose...

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Couple bikes 5,000 miles in 55 days to fight cancer go-getters news Apr 21, 2022

Al Reszel, 63, and his wife, Terry, began a 5,000-mile bicycle trip in San Diego March 5 and they will travel through 16 states over 55 days before reaching their final destination at the global headquarters of the Breast Cancer Research Foundation in New York, WPDE-TV reported.

"My wife is a...

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Break free from an algorithm-controlled life insight Apr 16, 2022

We have all heard about algorithms, those magical pieces of code written by big tech companies to determine what we are allowed to see on social media sites and in what order.

The code takes into consideration a variety of factors, such as:

  • Did someone pay to "boost" or advertise the material?
  • ...
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