Six years ago, my life changed forever, when my 43-year-old husband was diagnosed with cancer. Two years to the day later, cancer claimed him. For a while, cancer was the last thing I wanted to think about. But God kept calling me to tell our story. Finally, with a huge leap of faith, I turned my life upside down for the second time in a decade, and dedicated my life to helping people survive cancer, grief, and loneliness.
People often ask me how I do what I do–the basics are simple:
From childhood, I was taught never to say, “I cannot.” To this day, I excel at whatever I’m doing, especially if someone tells me that I can’t do it.
Be true to your core beliefs. Go where God leads you, even if you feel like asking “who me?” God will bring the people into your life that you need, when you need them. In short, He will take care of the details.
Aristotle said, “Where your talents and the needs of the world cross lies your calling.”
Set your goals with this in mind–make sure that what you do will matter. There is no better feeling than helping people by what you do….Continue reading at InspireMeToday.com.
Joni is an author, speaker and an expert on survival.
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