In this generation, the concept of our ultimate purpose in life has become a powerful theme in the American psyche. We’ve adopted the belief that every person has a life purpose that is is within our reach, and that finding and following this purpose leads to a satisfying, significant life. Continue reading “Life’s Ultimate Purpose”
The search for meaning and purpose in life is as old as humanity itself. In some of his first words to mankind, God gave Adam and Eve a life mission: “Be fruitful and multiply, and fill the earth, and subdue it…” Our sense of purpose about life is rooted in the way we were made. How does life coaching fit in with this search? Continue reading “Life Coaching and the Search for Life’s Meaning”
“Can you give us some more great coaching questions? Do you have a list of them anywhere?” Fielding that request over and over in coach training workshops provided the original impetus to write Coaching Questions. It’s a way to share some of the great questions I’ve collected and used (or that have popped into my head in key moments) with you. Continue reading “Coaching Questions for Your Future”
The search for life meaning and purpose is as old as humanity itself. In some of his first words to mankind, God gave Adam and Eve a life mission: “Be fruitful and multiply, and fill the earth, and subdue it…” Our sense of purpose about life is rooted in the way we were made. We all have an instinctive yearning to do and be something, to make our lives count, to stand before our Creator and hear the words, “Well done” pronounced over our lives. Even before the fall, we were made to work, to steward and to shape our world.
When our basic life needs are met, at some point we all turn toward the bigger life meaning questions. Who am I? Where can I find joy and fulfillment in life? What is my purpose? What does God want me to do with what he’s given me?
Continue reading “Life Meaning and Purpose: A Christian’s Pursuit”