Purpose

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How to Stop Finding Your "Calling" and Start Living Your Life

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There’s something incredibly alluring about the idea of finding our “calling”, something so admirable about stepping into that “one big moment” we grew up dreaming about. Our relentless pursuit of calling is also fuelled by the media we consume, telling us to go after our dreams because we’re “made for more”. 
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Lost Between Two Worlds

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Whatever were gains to me I now consider loss. . . (Philippians 3:7-8) If believing in Jesus hasn’t made your life better, at least in the way you think it should’ve, could it be. . . that you haven’t fully understood what you’ve gained?
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Joy on the Rise

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Happiness is . . . a tummyful of hotpot. An inside joke with friends. An unexpected bonus. The rush of a deadline met. It isn’t wrong to strive for happiness—but happiness is anchored on “outside” things we can’t control.
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I'm a College Graduate Who Ended Up in Construction Work

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This is how I used to picture success: dressed in a classy suit and high heels, coasting in a luxury car, strolling into a shiny office building. Unfortunately, real life has been quite the opposite. 
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3 Ways Knowing God's Hope Shapes Our Daily Lives

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A hope and a wish are two very different things. And yet, I catch myself using the two words interchangeably: “How I wish the pandemic would end”, “I hope the vaccines work so there won’t be another lockdown.”
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4 Myths About Being Chosen by God

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When I first became a follower of Christ, my life completely changed. I felt I was finally where I was meant to be, that God had chosen me and was helping me grow spiritually. But when things started going downhill, I only had this thought: I surrendered my life to God! Why is it such a horrible mess now?
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3 Myths About Freedom

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We think that if we have just enough power, assert enough of our rights, and clarify our wants, freedom will come.  But in reality, being free to do whatever we like, whenever we like, rarely makes us feel truly free.

A Quick Summary Of James 4:13-5:20

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In James' concluding words, we are reminded to align our purposes…
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5 Better Measures of Success

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We all crave for success, but how do we know when we’ve really “made it”?You might feel like you’re far from successful, or your life has been marked by disappointments, failures, and setbacks. But when God’s the one defining our success, we know that He has a different set of measures in mind. What really matters to God’s heart when it comes to success? Here are some suggestions.