What do you need to do to be fully alive? I don’t know. Only you can know what your purpose is. However, I hope that I can help you discover your purpose.
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I used this strategy after I retired to give my live new direction. I felt a bit lost because I wasn’t living with purpose. I had this gnawing feeling that I wasn’t doing what God wanted. I’ve always been good with the process of goal setting, so I didn’t really examine the method I was using as I tried to figure out what y new goals should be.
One day I woke up and realized that I was trying to set my goals backwards.
The Best Time to Set Goals Was Yesterday, The Second Best Time is Now!
GoalSetting-BruceRaineWhere are you going?
Where do you want to go?
Many people are unable to answer these questions because they’ve never thought about them. They get up and go about their lives like they have no choice about what they do. They just float down the river of life and go wherever the current takes them. That will not get us where we want to go, assuming we even know where that is.
Sometimes we find meaning and purpose in life from unusual circumstances. If we are open and seeking them, we will find them.
I once had a student who was …
Why is it that some people apply so much effort to what they do?I visited the Buddy Holly museum in Lubbuck, Texas and was amazed by how much influence he had on other performers. Although you may not know who Buddy Holly was, you probably have seen and heard the results of his influence.
Where are you going?
Where do you want to go?
Many people are unable to answer these questions because they’ve never thought about them. They get up and go about their lives like they have no choice about what they do. They just float down the river of life and go wherever the current takes the. That will not get us where we want to go, assuming we even know where that is.
A real problem for many people is discovering their true gifts and talents.
When we were born, we already possessed our gifts and talents. Unfortunately, we must find out for ourselves what those gifts and talents are to be truly happy.
I believe that we can find contentment in a career by using one of these skills, but we won’t
We learn not only from formal education but also from life experiences. What we learn can be positive or negative, depending on what experiences we have.
We may have learned lessons that were completely compatible with our gifts and talents. These experiences helped us develop them and prepared us for using them. On the other hand,
Do you have any idea what your potential might be?
I would say that no one knows his or her true potential because it’s limitless. It’s fun to learn about our potential. This is one of the reasons why I recommend that we set goals. Our periodic review of our goals will show us our progress toward realizing our potential.
Where I grew up in Nova Scotia in Eastern Canada, there were spruce trees everywhere. They were like weeds. If you left a field untended for a few years it would be covered with little spruce trees. If you walked into the woods you usually found spruce trees everywhere and in every size.