Archive for the ‘meaning’ Category
Most of us have been too busy writing the story of our life in the first half to be able to read it. Attention to our own stories is partly forced on us by circumstances in the second half of life. Our children mature and move out, our colleagues retire and move on, our parents and friends grow old and pass away–all of these events focus our minds on who we are, how we’ve gotten here and where we’re going.
– Richard J. Leider & David A. Shapiro
Claiming Your Place at the Fire: Living the Second Half of Your Life on Purpose
At the heart of working men and women is the longing–though oft forgotten and sadly despaired of–to participate in something greater than themselves, to belong to a cause that is meaningful and to share in a legacy that endures.
– Richard D. Phillips
The Heart of an Executive: Lessons on Leadership from the Life of King David
Life is much more than coping and adjusting. Mysterious as it may be, there is something wonderful at the heart of our existence, and it is about nothing other than love: love for God, love for one another, love for creation, love for life itself.
I call it the big question. As far as I’m concerned, it’s the only question. It is the ultimate question: God, what do you think I should do?