Aim Small, Miss Small In Life
In 1776 South Carolina, widower Benjamin Martin was thrust into the American Revolutionary War, recruiting several hesitant volunteers. After he sees his son killed in front of his eyes, he gathers his young family to stand against the British, who are trying to steal their freedom and independence. Martin tells his two young boys, as they are about to aim at the Redcoats, “Aim Small, Miss Small.”
Taking the Right Path
This truth applies to life as well. We need to know who we are created to be when we aim at a primary target, i.e., a particular vocation or position in a company. One slight misalignment can now explode into a path miles from where you are designed to be. Thomas Merton said, “People spend their whole lives climbing the ladder of success only to find, once they reach the top, that the ladder is leaning against the wrong wall.”
Some people find themselves in a career or job that is not fulfilling or even boring, but they don’t know what it would take to be satisfied. Looking at your life from several different angles will reveal new perspectives. Viewing your life in new ways will clarify your unique gifts and talents by asking probing questions to better understand you. For example, are you a people or project person? What are your comfort zones – are you more comfortable as a leader or in a support role? Perspective Quest uses these techniques to help you find your right path.
Perspective Quest’s Methods
Climbing the ladder of success is right if you are on the right path. Perspective Quest allows you to discover who you are and your most significant areas of strength and passion so that when you climb the ladder, you will find that you are right where you are supposed to be.
Knowing where you are and how you got here is the first perspective on your journey to success. We look at the various ways your life has taken a turn in one direction or another and how those turns impacted a variety of domains – personal, family, vocation, faith, community, finances, and health.
We also look at communication styles to determine relational success. Examining your talents and your heart’s passions, you can better evaluate what you are designed to accomplish. From these and several other tools, you will walk away with a Life Perspective and action steps towards achieving your goals.
Knowledge is power; the more you know about yourself, the more successful you will be in hitting your life goals. If you’re ready to find your right path, schedule a meeting to get started.
Find Your Right Path
As a ministry, Perspective Quest has a heart to serve people. It is our hope to help you get on track to find your purpose in life. If you’re ready to find your right path, schedule a meeting to get started.