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What is it that you want for your future? When you are goal setting, what do you want to achieve?

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On Wednesday I posted a review of A Million Miles in a Thousand Years by Donald Miller. Today’s post is inspired from my reading of that book.

When I compare story and plot with vision and goals, I see a big parallel.

A well-crafted goal, a target to shoot for, grants meaning to your day. If you wander around aimlessly, wondering what to do, you don’t have a sense meaning or purpose, right? Continue Reading…

 

Make your life meaningful before the credits roll. Here’s a short clip from Donald Miller when he released his book A Million Miles in a Thousand Years.

 

 

Have you ever thought of your life as an unfolding story? In Donald Miller’s 2009 release, A Million Miles in a Thousand Years: What I Learned While Editing My Life, you quickly discover that you can change the course of your story, overcome conflict, and get to a new place.

Many people do want to live a “better” story. They want more time at home, a less stressful job, and a greater impact on the world around them. They want something different.

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You want something different with your life.

Yet you get tripped up over and over. Why? Continue Reading…

“I’ve wondered, though, if one of the reasons we fail to acknowledge the brilliance of life is because we don’t want the responsibility inherent in the acknowledgement. We don’t want to be characters in a story because characters have to move and breathe and face conflict with courage. And if life isn’t remarkable, then we don’t have to do any of that; we can be unwilling victims rather than grateful participants.”

Quote from Donald Miller, A Million Miles in a Thousand Years, p. 59