The Kindness Flash #35


This month’s theme: PURPOSE – Living your vision


News from Life Vest Inside

Check out an interview hosted by Renée Poindexter as she chats with me about my personal life purpose and how I came to create Life Vest Inside. Read More >>

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“How to Find Your Purpose in Life” by Jeremy Adam Smith

Are you struggling to discover your purpose? That may be because you feel isolated from other people. Here’s how you can overcome that.

“You Don’t Find Your Purpose — You Build It by” by John Coleman

In this article, Jon Coleman discusses some of the greatest misconceptions people build up in their minds about finding their purpose.

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“The meaning of life is to find your gift. The purpose of life is to give it away.”
~ Pablo Picasso

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Define and do! Take the time this month to listen to your heart. List what you believ to be your life’s purpose. Answer the following questions for yourself and keep the answers near to your heart. How do you want to be remembered in this world? What is your vision? What goals have you or will you set in place to help you realize your vision.

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Over the last six months, when have you felt most alive and electrified? What were you doing? Who were you being?

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What does this picture make you feel and why? Share your thoughts.



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I stumbled upon this song randomly and was in shock that I haven’t heard it before as the words represent the way I lead my life. This song is a reminder to us all that “every time that you wake up breathing, every night when you close your eyes, everyday when your heart keeps beating – there’s purpose for your life.”



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Your purpose isn’t something you need to find. It isn’t hiding around some corner – it is waiting for you to become more present and more conscious.

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“The Purpose Driven Life: What on Earth Am I Here For?” by Rick Warren

In The Purpose Driven Life you'll find the answers to three of life's most important questions:
· The Question of Existence: Why am I alive?
· The Question of Significance: Does my life matter?
· The Question of Purpose: What on earth am I here for?
Living out the purpose you were created for moves you beyond survival or success to a life of significance – the life you were meant to live.


“A Dog’s Purpose: A Novel for Humans” by W. Bruce Cameron

Heartwarming, insightful, and often laugh-out-loud funny, A Dog’s Purpose is not only the emotional and hilarious story of a dog’s many lives, but also a dog’s-eye commentary on human relationships and the unbreakable bonds between man and man’s best friend. This moving and beautifully crafted story teaches us that love never dies, that our true friends are always with us, and that every creature on earth is born with a purpose.


“Simplify Your Life: Tips For Developing A Purpose Driven Life And Unlocking Your Potential” by Sarah O’Flaherty

Is your life lacking purpose? Are you often stressed and overwhelmed? If so, then it’s time for a crash course in the skills that will lead to a more meaningful life.


“The Candle: Remembering the Purpose” by Hunter Truner

A candle wants to be used in the Candle Maker's shop, but on his own terms. Through a series of funny efforts, the candle finds that his happiness and purpose are not determined by him but by the Candle Maker. When that happens, everything changes.


“Making a Difference: Teaching Kindness, Character and Purpose” by Cheri J. Meiners, M.Ed.

Kindness, courtesy, respect and purpose: Through positive and motivating text, Making a Difference assures children that they are important, and that what they do matters. Boost your child’s confidence and sense of purpose as you read and affirm that their hopeful thoughts, kind words and good choices can make a difference to themselves and others. Making a Difference is a book that can help build social skills and character, teach life lessons to your children, and put them on a pathway to kindness, courtesy, respect, and purpose.

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