Welcome to purposeful living today. We continue on our subject of purpose discovery.  There is nothing in life that has no purpose. The shoe you are putting on now was manufactured for a purpose by the manufacturer. The uniqueness of a man is in purpose discovery. Even the shoe can be of different types, there are rubber shoes you can use for raining season and leather shoe that does not like rain. If you keep your shoe in your wardrobe for months without wearing them, they begin to wear out on their own; by this you are abusing the purpose of the shoe which is to be worn and made to be mobile not immobile.
Have you seen a magnificent edifice that was abandoned for years, you will discover that the building begin to lose its glamour and you will see the facilities depreciate rapidly and weeds growing inside and outside the beautiful edifice. All this happens because the building is not fulfilling its purpose.
God manufactured you for something on  earth. You were wired for a particular purpose. This is why a dog is different in lifestyle and attitude to life from a lion. A lion eats animals that are alive but the dog can settle a dead animal.
So no two people on earth are the same. This is why some people can major in Sciences, Art and some in social science. So don't blame yourself that you like Mass communication not Mechanical Engineering.
One question we tend to ask is what is my purpose on earth, how do I discover it. Hmmm, it is easy...
Ways to discover your purpose:
1. Know your Manufacturer: Every product has a manufacturer and you are not exclusive. Now don't tell me you don't know that God is your manufacturer this is why God  said in
Isaiah 43:7 " Even everyone who is called by My name, whom I have created for My glory, whom I have formed, whom I have made." You are wonderfully made to make the world a wonderful place.
2. Read the Manufacturer's Manual: When you by a tear rubber product as we call it in Nigeria,  for example a Refrigerator you will see a manual that tells you how to operate, how to use it and make it last long, what not to do and what to do. Your manual as God's own project is his word    (the bible). This is what gives us direction and instruction on how to live in distinction in the earth. This why God said in
Joshua 1:8 "This Book of the Law shall not depart out of your mouth, but you shall meditate on it day and night, that you may observe and do according to all that is written in it. For then you shall make your way prosperous, and then you shall deal wisely and have good success". Meditation on the word is the medication to the challenges in the world.
3.Your passion: This is what you love doing naturally, just like a fish finds it easy to swim in water, but will find it difficult to fly in the air like the birds, because its natural habitat is the water. No wonder David exclaimed in Psalm 69:9 he said " For zeal for Your house has eaten me up, and the reproaches and insults of those who reproach and insult You have fallen upon me" he said this as a result of his passion for God.
So what are you passionate at, are you good at speaking(teaching/preaching),singing, writing, cooking, business, creativity,planning, rendering service, inspiring people...etc. Your passion is what propels you to becoming a solution to your  generation. Your passion is what you do even when you are not paid. Hidden in you is a God given ability to express your passion, this is what we call potential, gift and talents. Everyone has a gift deposited in him/her by the Almighty. We will continue in our next post.
For I know the thoughts that I think toward you, saith the Lord, thoughts of peace, and not of evil, to give you an expected end.  Jeremiah 29:11.

Please share with your Friends. Have a blessed day. Keep living a purposeful life.
Thanks for reading... 

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