Tag Archives: goals

Motivated by Meaning

A fascinating 1972 video clip of Viktor Frankl, filmed in Toronto, Canada.  In this video, Frankl is calling humanity to aim to a higher standard, to pick a target beyond ourselves and while we may fall short, he argues we will reach further or closer to wholeness than if we aimed for something less.   In…
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Eating Elephants – Goals & Growth

(Posted this article a few years back and it has been really encouraging for folks and thought I'd share it again) “Yah, yah, yah! Here we go again. Yet another list of tips for achieving goals! Yah, I get it!” Heard it all before and frustrated? I hear ya. There are a lot of great…
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Grace for Change

Looking to make some changes in your life?  Many of us are in one way or another.   All changes are a series of small choices and actions in the direction of the change you wish to make.  Sometimes we under estimate the value these small changes and by doing so, we get sidetracked and discouraged. …
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Inspiring Motivation

Many of the folks I speak with on a daily basis are struggling to find the motivation to do the things they have to, start something new and to see it through!  I confess I have seasons like this in my life and have to be deliberate about tending to my heart and mind to…
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All about Heart :: Michael Rose

Meet Michael Rose, the founder and Director of IamSignificant.ca.  In this short video Michael introduces IamSignificant.ca at it's very foundations- Heart.  Michael gives a brief overview of the resources available with IamSignificant.ca and also explains Christian Life Coaching and Spiritual Direction for cultivating more, vibrant meaningful lives.  Get a fuller picture of the heart that infuses IamSignificant.ca and…
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Here Comes the Light

Once upon a time, a Cave lived under the ground, as caves have the habit of doing. It had spent its lifetime in darkness. One day it heard a voice calling to it, “Come up into the light; come and see the sunshine.” But the cave retorted, “I don’t know what you mean. There isn’t…
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Success is …

Money, fancy cars, big homes, power, and fame - We all seem to hold certain cultural ideas of success. However, throughout various stages of  life, in practical terms, our ideas of success changes.  I came across this short story and in a silly way it speaks to our ideas of what exactly success is over a…
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Leveraging Conflict for Healthier Community

The following is an excerpt from my book "Becoming Love. Avoiding Common Forms of Christian Insanity".  In this brief section I begin to explore how to steward conflict in church communities with love. _______________________________ In the context of the Love Paradigm the Church community is a reflection of the Kingdom of God, if only as through…
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Recalculating: Path to your Goals

If only life were so easy.  We identify, evaluate and plot the most direct course to achieving our goals and then simply engage.  The strategy runs like a finely oiled machine and in short order, and under budget our goal has been achieved and we are all the better for it as we move on…
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Don't be Too Quick to Share a Good Idea

If you are like me you get lots of ideas!  Ideas about a lot of different things - how things can be improved, made more efficient, add more depth to life - lots of them.  I have to admit though, not all those ideas have been good ideas!  I have my fair share of bad…
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