God's Purpose in My Life

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  • Topic: Meaning of life, Debut albums, You Are Not Alone
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  • Published : October 4, 2010
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In God’s plan nothing is wasted. Even that which seems lost, is not. Even that which seems unimportant, is not. God always gives us more than we need, and many paths to choose from. Look around you at the incredible variety of nature - did God really need so many different kinds of butterflies? Or so many different shapes of leaves, or colors of wildflowers? Not really. Abundance like this is everywhere because God is generous and loves abundance - and so gives abundance to us, because He loves us most of all. As far as humankind knows, we are the only creatures to whom God has given the gifts of free will, choice of destiny, and the power to create physical reality with our minds and manifest it in our world. With these gifts comes an inner desire and urging to express God with them. This is what calls us to seek our mission and purpose in life. We all have the same purpose, and we know this in our souls. It is to create and live a meaningful life wherever we are, here on earth. The primary tasks of this purpose are to live, to learn, to heal, to create, to teach, to love, to nurture, and to share all of it with the others who are our co-journeyers here. All of these tasks are non-finite; they have no “done” point. Mission, though, is finite. It is a calling that is specific. For Mother Teresa it was to love the lost, to gather and nurture the sick and dying of a particular people in a particular place - the place where she found herself in life. It was not something “out there.” It was right there where she was. She did the ordinary things that were needed and she made them holy with her dedication and her love. Her well-known answer when asked about her important work was this: “We can do no great things, only small things with great love.”

Your mission might be somewhere in a distant land, doing something you may not feel prepared for and yet you feel called by your heart to do. It could be that your mission is something in the public eye, very visible...
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