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Emotional Discipline by Charles Manz

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Choice 22The Power of Purpose

Ever more people today have the means to live, but no meaning to live for.

—Viktor Frankl95

Difficult challenges and difficult feelings are an inevitable part of life. Sometimes things can seem so dark and gloomy that it may be all we can do just to carry on with our work and lives. These times are especially challenging when our efforts lack a sense of purpose. Eventually we must all face the questions: “What has my life contributed of lasting value? What was it all about? Why was I here at all?” And when these times come, we will be greatly aided if we have exercised the emotional discipline to harness the power of purpose.180

In his book The Power of Purpose, Richard Leider wrote:

Purpose is that deepest ...

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