12 results for tag: purpose


Os Guinness: His Surprising Metaphor of Calling

Hundreds of thousands of trees have been inexorably consumed in the name of discovering the “ultimate why” in life.  Numerous titles of these books are enticing and appropriate as it promises to satisfy our deep longing to find and fulfill our overarching purpose in life. However, the reader soon becomes disenchanted with its spurious claims coupled and superficial advice on how to construct your life plan. Here’s a classic example. One man in his vainglorious attempt spends countless hours to articulate a succinct, eloquent statement of his purpose. He uses a systematic way of defining his purpose as if you are building a strategic plan. ...

Adam Sandler, Click, and Intentional Living

Imagine you are given a universal remote control – one that flips more than just sports, movies and news. What if this universal remote control does more? What if you could control your entire life through the remote control, enabling you to fast-forward, rewind, search by chapter, and freeze-frame your life? Wouldn’t this be nice? I know this sounds nonsensical. But, bear with me right now and I need you to put on your creativity hat and read the rest of the article as if you were a five-year old. Well, this is the basic premise behind the movie Click. Adam Sandler who plays Michael Newman has a beautiful wife, two children, and a ...