“Where there is no vision, the people cast off restraint; but blessed is he who keeps the Law.” (Proverbs 29:18)

Some people have a clear vision for their lives, and they gladly subject every aspect of their lives to fulfill their life purpose. Most of us, though muddle through with only a vague sense of meaning and direction. Some of us dream so much and some dream too little. Of the two, the latter is worst than the first. If people are moving, they can be steered in a better direction, but if they’re stuck, no amount of steering will do any good.

Where does vision originate? Some of us have a personality type that naturally identifies goals and pushes us to achieve them. Others have grown up with parents or other mentors who saw latent potential in us and inflamed the embers of desire to accomplish great things. An imparted vision is just as powerful as one we develop on our own. If we don’t have a clear, compelling sense of purpose, we need to hang around people who can rub off on us.

If you look for these people, you’ll find them in almost any organization. But be careful of whom you hang out with. Many people have powerful goals, but they are almost completely self-absorbed. Find someone whose purpose in life is to love and serve and build others up and camp out with that person.

“A vision without the ability to execute it is called hallucinating. Every God-given vision will result in being fulfilled; every man-concocted vision will be a dead-end.” Ike Reighard

“Go as far as you can see, and when you get there, you will always see farther” Zig Ziglar