Important stuff: have you done this before? You stop by the store to pick up one item. You put 10 things in your cart and check out. Then, as you’re pulling out of the parking lot, you remember you forgot the milk. It was the one thing you stopped to get and you forgot it! […]
Living in our strengths and passions to make the world a better place is ultimately satisfying. Under this category, we talk about how to align our lives with our strengths, passions, values and life experience. In short, we talk about how to live our calling.
At Simply Great Lives, we are ultimately concerned about the results of a calling rather than the specifics of doing the work. When we talk about a calling, we aren’t just talking about some activities. Activities like volunteering, donating, giving, serving, leading, and helping can all be really nice activities. These activities can make the […]
At Simply Great Lives, we guide people through a 7-step process to live their calling beyond a career. The first few steps remove barriers to living a calling so they can begin the exploration process. Many people believe it is not possible for them to live their calling. They often say one or more of […]
Take a moment to consider who have been the most influential people in your life. Who has really made a difference to you?? Maybe someone helped you through a rough time. Perhaps someone taught you a valuable lesson. It might be someone who simply believed in you. Next,since these people had such an impact, consider […]
Our personal experience of life is truly amazing when we find and live our calling. Let’s compare the experience of life with our calling and life without our calling. Life Without Our Calling When we haven’t found our calling, it may be that we’ve not found something that uses our strengths at least a little […]
Will the result of our life be buried with us? Sometimes we don’t think about the result of our life. We just go through life responding to what comes up, all the while working to make ourselves happy. We pursue happiness, but I believe we are really seeking satisfaction. We often get confused between happiness and satisfaction. […]
You have a calling. Really. You do. Some people believe a calling only comes directly from God as an assignment. Other folks believe only professional ministers have a calling. In everyday life, we’ll even use phrases like, “You’ve found your calling,” or “this is definitely not my calling.” But what exactly do we mean by […]