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My 7 Best Posts on Discovering Your Dreams, Calling & Purpose

Woman's hand holding a compass - pic by Heidi Sandstrom

Are you at a crossroads? Considering your next move? At the end of one chapter and looking to discover the next? As you look to the year ahead, why not grab a journal and a pen, and revisit some of these posts from the last few years of my blog. They are designed to help you find meaning, fresh dreams, purpose, and direction.

Woman looking to horizon - Photo-by-Brooke-CagleNeed a New Dream? Here’s 12 Questions to Help You Find One

Ever since I wrote a book about starting again after a broken dream, I’ve found myself answering lots of questions about them…especially this one: ‘What if you don’t have any dreams for your life? How can you find one?’ Here’s an exercise to help answer that. Read on…

Balloons floating in the skySix Tests for a God-Given Dream

We all have dreams for our lives, families, businesses or church ministries. But how can we know whether the dream we have for our lives is God’s dream, or simply the product of our own ego-driven imaginations? Here are 6 tests to try. Read on…

Man with Binoculars - looking to horizonThree Ways to Focus Your Life, with Tony Campolo

None of us want to reach the end of our lives and feel we’ve achieved little. In this conversation with speaker, sociologist and prolific author Tony Campolo, we talk about not just his life, work and influences—but also the three things we can do to focus our lives and leave a profound impact on others. Read on…

Ceramic ShapeDiscover Your Purpose by Uncovering Your SHAPE

According to Eric Rees, discovering your purpose is all about uncovering your SHAPE: your Spiritual gifts, Heart, Abilities, Personality type and Experiences. The acrostic was first developed by Rick Warren, author of The Purpose Driven Life. Get your pen and notepad ready – Eric is about to coach you through the process. Read on…

Os Guinness speakingMeaning, Calling, Happiness. The Os Guinness Interview

Does everyone have a ‘calling’ in life? How does calling relate to work? How do you discover your calling? Os Guinness is the author of over twenty books, including The Call. In this interview you’ll hear him discuss the idea of calling, and how it relates to your meaning and happiness. Read on…

Man standing on a city street at nightFollowing God into the Unknown 

The African Impala, a deer-like animal, can jump to great heights, yet it can be kept in captivity with a wall of just one metre high. Why? Because it won’t jump if it can’t see where it’s feet will land. That’s like many of us: we won’t take a leap of faith unless we know where we’ll end up, and so we miss the adventure that life with God is meant to be. This podcast will encourage you to take leaps of faith. Read on…

Man looking out over a valley filled with cloudsNeed Some Direction? Don’t Just Pray. Move.

As a young, new Christian, I was struggling to find my path in life. For two years I’d prayed about how I should serve God, yet I still had no clear direction for my life. Until one day, I learnt what Jesus said about making good choices… and my whole approach changed.  Read on…

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