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The Power of Purpose, 2nd Edition by Richard Leider

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Chapter 5Uncovering Your Purpose

We can discover this meaning in life in three different ways: (1) by doir, deed; (2) by experiencing a value; and (3) by suffering.

Viktor Frankl

Where do you start? How do you decide where to commit yourself? How do you uncover your purpose or calling? Many of us are starved for alignment in our lives. Purpose can serve as an aligning focus for our gifts, passions, and values. The most effective people know how to focus their daily activities while keeping their eye on a longer-range purpose, the ideals they want to align their lives around.

Purpose has a way of focusing time and energies around itself; that is the real power behind the purpose! It often involves refocusing our lives in order to bring out our ...

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