Discovering Your Life Purpose

In a seminar a Theologian asked hundreds of attendees how many believe
that God has a purpose for their life. Almost every hand is raised.
But then, when he asked how many know what their God-given life
purpose is, only a scant few hands are raised. How sad that so few
make the commitment to discover their life purpose. How sadder to
think that we have lived without ever having discovered—let alone
fulfilled—our God-given life purpose.

We serve God by serving people—and we serve people by developing and
using our God-given natural and spiritual gifts. Wrapped up in these
two principles one discovers his or her God-given life purpose.

As Theodore Roosevelt said, "Far better to dare mighty things, to win
glorious triumphs, even though checkered by failure, than to take rank
with those poor spirits who neither enjoy much nor suffer much,
because they live in the gray twilight that knows not victory, nor

No matter what your life purpose is, if it is God's will, there will
always be a way to fulfill it no matter how great the challenge. Think
of what Wilma Rudolph, Olympic Gold Medalist said, "My mother taught
me very early to believe I could achieve any accomplishment I wanted
to. The first was to walk without braces."