In my last post, I talked about purpose. More specifically, I talked about creating the foundation of your purpose by writing a personal mission statement for your life. I realize this may sound daunting to some of you, but let's review the benefits of this exercise. If you had time to consider your spiritual gifts, knowing what those are can be a great help to help you form your mission statement.
Your personal mission statement will:
Validate your gifts.Give you direction on what you will and will not do in life.Be an inspiration to yourself, and it will inspire others as they see you working through the gifts God gave you.Give you freedom and clarity, enabling you to live through your God given gifts.
Where do you begin?
Set aside time for prayer. Ask God to show you your gifts and talents.Write down moments in your life when you were doing something and you felt most alive.Take note of those moments as they reveal a great deal about your natural …