Six months ago in a blog post, I signaled that a change was coming. I didn’t know how it would play out, but I sensed there was a journey to take. I wanted to understand more about my life mission. I wrote:
Some people refer to it as your calling or holy discontent or life mission or the reason you were put here. I like what Frederick Buechner says: “The place God calls you to is the place where your deep gladness and the world’s deep hunger meet.”
So I went on a journey that included mentoring conversations, soul searching, a few assessments, classes, readings, and prayer. I asked questions like:
What has made me feel alive?
What have people said I’m good at?
When have I felt God’s pleasure?
What can’t I live without doing?
And here’s where I ended up, which disrupted my life as I knew it—Continue Reading...