Cure for the Common Life: Living in Your Sweet Spot

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Thomas Nelson Inc, 2008 - Religion - 220 pages
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"Sweet Spot."

Ever swung a baseball bat or paddled a Ping-Pong ball? If so, you know the oh-so-nice feel of the sweet spot. Life in the sweet spot rolls like the downhill side of a downwind bike ride. But you don't have to swing a bat or a club to know this. What engineers give sports equipment, God gave you. A zone, a region, a life precinct in which you were made to dwell. He tailored the curves of your life to fit an empty space in his jigsaw puzzle. And life makes sweet sense when you find your spot.

But if you're like 70 percent of working adults, you haven't found it. You don't find meaning in your work, or you don't believe your talents are used. What can you do? You're suffering from the common life, and you desperately need a cure.

Best-selling author Max Lucado has found it. In Cure for the Common Life, he offers practical tools for exploring and identifying your own uniqueness, motivation to put your strengths to work, and the perfect prescription for finding and living in your sweet spot for the rest of your life.

 

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User Review  - Lindsey - Christianbook.com

I started this book off with an eye roll or thirty, but once I got into it, I liked it. Lucado wants to help you find your “sweet spot in life”, where you feel like you are doing what you’re meant to ... Read full review

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User Review  - Derek - Christianbook.com

I received Max Lucado’s newest book, Cure for the Common Life, for free through booksneeze.com in exchange for an honest, unbiased review. Cure for the Common Life is a book about finding your God ... Read full review

Contents

Your Sweet Spot You Have One
1
Use Your Uniqueness
9
Unpack Your Bag
13
Read You Life BackWard
21
Study You STORY
31
Dont Consult Your Greed
41
To Make a Big Deal Out of God
49
Take a Big Risks for God
53
Tank Your Reputation
83
Every Day of Your Life
91
Take Your Job and Love It
95
Pause on Purpose
103
Trust LITTLE Deeds
111
Decode Your Kids Code
119
Done Be Too Big to Do Something Small
129
Sweet Spots Two People Who Found Theirs
137

Come to the Sweetest Spot in the Universe
63
Applaud God Loud and Often
71
Join Gods Family of Friends
77
Sweet Spot Discovery Guide
143
Notes
215
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Max Lucado (born January 11, 1955) is a best-selling Christian author, and Minister. He was educated at Abilene Christian University. Lucado has been pastor of the Oak Hills Church of Christ in San Antonio, Texas, since 1988. He also hosts UpWords, a fifteen minute radio show that can be heard in thirty states. Lucado has authored almost 100 books, three of which were listed as top ten books on the Christian Booksellers Association list. His book, When God Whispers Your Name, was the number one hardcover book for eight months. His book You'll Get Through This: Hope and Help for Your Turbulent Times made the New York Times bestseller list in September 2013. He made this bestseller list again in 2015 with his title Miracle at the Higher Grounds Cafe and again with Glory Days: Living Your Promised Land Life Now. His latest book is Because of Bethlehem Christmas Coloring Book: Love is born. Hope is here.

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