According to the dictionary Purpose is:
the reason for which something exists or is done, made, used, etc., an intended or desired result; end; aim; goal, determination; resoluteness.
In the book Purpose Driven Life, Rick Warren says only the creator of something can tell you it’s purpose. Think about all the gadgets and gadgets we have, if someone from 100, 50, or in some cases even just 25 years ago came back they would have no idea what a can opener, television, cellphone even is must less what it’s for. If we weren’t there to explain it, they would have two choices ask the maker or refer to the users manual. The same is true for us, if we are trying to figure out our purpose we have 2 choices, ask the maker or refer to the owner’s manual. Continue reading “What is your purpose? What about a Greater Purpose?”
Fifty-three years ago I made my appearance for the first time and boy, oh, boy was it a day that rocked their whole world. My entrance was a surprise, or so I’ve been told many times. It was just an ordinary day on a small family farm in Louisiana, chores had to be done, farm animals had to be tended to, and everyone was busy going about their responsibilities. Just another day, nothing spectacular or exciting until… Continue reading “The day I ROCKED the World”
What is Purpose?
“Having a sense of purpose is having a sense of self. A course to plot is a destination to hope for.” ―Bryant H. McGill
According to the Dictionary:
- the reason for which something is done or created or for which something exists.”the purpose of the meeting is to appoint a trustee”
- motive, motivation, grounds, cause, impetus, occasion, reason, point, basis, justification “the main purpose of his visit”
- have as one’s intention or objective.”God has allowed suffering, even purposed it”
- intend, mean, aim, plan, design, have the intention, have in mind, have a mind
Purpose can guide life decisions, influence behavior, shape goals, offer a sense of direction and create meaning. For some people, the purpose is connected to vocation—meaningful, satisfying work. For others, their purpose lies in their responsibilities to their family or friends.
Continue reading “Are you Pursuing Your Purpose with Passion?”