Developing A Personal Growth Plan (1) - Jim Reklis

Hopefully, you are excited about the possibilities of potential significant change in your life. If not, perhaps you are not considering your life from God’s perspective. He sees your future as a continuing process of change for the better.

“And I am sure of this, that He who began a good work in you will bring it to completion at the day of Jesus Christ.” Phil.1:6.

God’s purpose for every Christ follower is

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My Purpose Statement - D.O.S.E. (4)

D.O.S.E. is all about having vision, making it happen, and then reaping its reward. The reward is energy, and a sense of purpose.

Writing down everything is a large part of gaining clarity for how to apply D.O.S.E. in your life. And it should all be tied to vision.

In my last post I stressed how important it is to

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Discipline and Purpose - D.O.S.E. (3)

I've been touching in this blog series on what I call the pleasure of productivity. It's a series on my father's acronym, D.O.S.E.

Discipline! Organize! Simplify! Energize!

I heard those words a lot growing up. However, it took me a while to figure out how to apply it to my life.

And I'm actually still doing that. I haven't mastered this. I've got more processing to do. This is one reason

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What is Discipline? (D.O.S.E. 2)

I'm developing a new blog series on what I call the pleasure of productivity. It's the idea that when you learn the art of simplicity through discipline and organization you have a more focused motivation and energy, resulting in getting more done.

It's based on an acronym my Dad would use when I was a kid: D.O.S.E.

Discipline, Organize, Simplify, Energize!

In this post I'll focus on the D in our little acronym.

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My Father's Acronym


While growing up, Dad was always reminding me of how staying "on the ball" reaped great reward.

Often, whenever my bedroom was beginning to turn into something like a biology tour at the Natural Science Center, he would simply say, "Nathan, It's time for D.O.S.E."!

After several years of working this philosophy into

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