Give me the eyes to see, the ears to hear, the hands of compassion and feet towards justice. Fill my heart with your passion, and my mind with your promise. Fill my soul with your peace and this space with your presence. Amen, Amen and Amen.
Calling and Purpose are not the same
Climbing out of the pit of despair was not easy. I am exhausted, battered and bruised. Out of breath, in disbelief, I am… free. The ground feels loose and slippery or is it my wobbling, tired legs, I can’t tell. For a few weeks, though it felt like a lifetime, I had been clawing my way up the crumbling walls …
Be Good. Do Great.
Too much energy is spent on becoming great. It is fueled by an insatiable need for significance, of worth. Today’s culture suffocates us with this Greatness ideology. It utilizes the carrot and stick motivation. It creates a scarcity mentality that convinces you that you are not whole until you become great. Your worth is measured by your productivity and fame. …
Have you in a conversation, said something that surprises you? That phrase with such simplicity, articulates what you been wanting to say for weeks, months or years. “Life is not about becoming significant, but discovering your significance.” Chew on that a little. There is a dangerous trap in doing things just to be significant. I think that is where burn …