Joy is About Contentment “Right Now” – 137

Joy is About Contentment

Living joyfully is about finding contentment right now. Can we just decide to WANT to be where we are right now? Can we just decide to cherish the uniqueness of this day and this moment? Can we slow down enough to touch, to taste, to really see, to listen,  to feel things I may never experience in this way again? In this episode of Calibrate Life we talk about living joyfully right now.


Joy is About Contentment “Right Now”

If I could send a message back in time I would tell my 21 year-old self many things, but near the top of the list would be, “learn to live in and enjoy right now.” Being a forward looker, a strategist, a dreamer has help me build and develop, but I’ve not always been great at right now. The joy of life is something experienced right now, and only right now, not something we reserve for later. 

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How to Love Doing the Stuff You Don’t Love – 136

How to Love Doing What You Don't Love

I heard someone say the other day, “you have to love what you do if you want to be good at it.”   Living out our great God-adventure often involves doing things we’d rather not do. So, how to come to embrace and even love doing things we don’t like so much, and to even be good at those necessary things so we can press toward God’s high calling in our lives with excellence? That’s what we are going to talk about in this episode. 

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Standing in Spiritual Warfare – 135

Spiritual warfare is a real. Often, life’s obstacles come from our stupid choices or uninformed decisions, but if you are attempting obedience, if you are attempting to follow a bold God-path, if you yield yourself to be a part of the solution to some of the problems of this world — you are going to face a dark spiritual opposition. Count on it. 

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134 – Hiraeth: Homesick For Something That No Longer Exists

Hireath is an old Welsh word describing a feeling of homesickness for something that no longer exists. In the grief journey, in major life transitions, and in almost every pursuit of the great adventure, this is a feeling with which we must grapple. 

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133 – Orchestrating Life-Giving Relationships

For a relationship to be nurturing, life-giving, and active, it has to bring some value to all of the participants. The most valuable value is love, friendship, and mutual companionship. But, particularly of those of you who orchestrate relationships, in this episode we are going to the importance of orchestrating relationships and why life-giving content is important in and for the relationship.

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132 – Persistence is the Prerequisite to Victory

Persistence is necessary to the fulfillment of any mission. Talent, genius, education, and even spirituality is not enough in and of itself to be successful in your mission, the prize goes to the persistent. In this episode we talk about the necessity and the power of persistence. 


Persistence is the Prerequisite to Victory

Persistence is firm or obstinate continuance in a course of action in spite of difficulty or opposition (dictionary).

It occurred to me earlier this week that one thing is necessary to accomplish the mission before us… persistence. Some days I feel like it, most days I do not feel like it. Hard things are called hard things for a reason: They are hard to do. 

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