Purpose

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My Career Came to a Standstill at 26

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At 26, my life changed in ways that I wouldn’t have planned for myself. My boyfriend at the time received an offer for a position overseas. We decided to get married so we could move together.
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How God Helped Me Transition Out of My Ideal Job

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Five years ago, God helped me secure a new job within three weeks of being told of my redeployment. By God's grace, I'm still in that same job today. But the transition to the new job wasn't easy.
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3 Ways to Remain Faithful When Life Seems to be Going Nowhere

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Do you ever feel like your life–career, relationships–is going nowhere, despite putting your best foot forward and giving your all in everything? Here are 3 ways to help you persevere in your faith journey.
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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?