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2012 Year in Review

tim chan —  December 31, 2012 — Leave a comment

As 2012 comes to an end, I’m prompted to reflect on the past year. What happened? What moments defined the year? What have I learned and how have I changed? As I reflect, I gain a sense of gratitude for how blessed my family and I are. But reflection also helps me to look ahead to the next year and decide how I can live deliberately and intentionally to make the most of my life. Here are a few things I’ve been reflecting on.
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 [This is a preview of a guest post I wrote for Paul Sohn’s blog, Salt + Light. Paul writes to equip readers with edifying, stimulating, biblical, and robust ideas and perspectives on people, change, leadership, and the Christian life on his blog.]

If you’re a young professional, taking a Sabbatical is a crucial part of growing your career and focusing your calling in life. What is a Sabbatical? It is an extended rest from work, or a hiatus, in order to achieve something.

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I’ve often wondered if there is any significance to recurring dreams. Is it a sign of things to come? Is it a reflection of things that I worry about? Is my subconscious trying to send me a message? Is God trying to use these dreams to speak to me?

There are three recurring dreams that I have:
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Today is the last day of 2011. Over the past few days, I’ve read many people’s reflections on their year (on Facebook and Twitter) and it has prompted me to reflect on my year. So here are the top 10 themes that have surfaced for me from this past year.
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Finding my Calling in Life

tim chan —  November 8, 2011 — 5 Comments

Two weeks ago I was at a dinner discussion hosted by the Acumen Fund. Our topic of conversation for the evening was “Living a Life of Purpose.” Questions that came up during the course of dinner were, “What is Life’s Purpose and how do we find our purpose?”, “Who decides what our purpose is?”, and “Do we have one or more purposes in life?”. All good questions.
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