Jun 10, 2020 | Podcast, The Living Room

035: Living Out Your Call Part 2 with Robin Jones Gunn

 

 “What if all God created you to do was to live a simple life of loving Him?”

In part one, my dear friend and best-selling author, Robin Gunn, spoke to how we can live out our call by sharing her personal journey of growing in confidence. As we keep our eyes on God, He wants to give us the ability to trust His power at work in our lives and His ability to accomplish His purposes.

In this episode, Robin continues the conversation by addressing the myths associated with pursuing our dreams and living out our call. With the expansion of opportunities there can be a lot of pressure on women today to discover their purpose, fulfill big dreams and make their mark on the world. Rather than live in fear that we will miss God’s amazing plan for our lives, God wants to free us to simply walk hand in hand with Him every day.

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Important Takeaways from Show

  • Show up and do what is in front of you
  • Be prepared for obstacles and trials along the way
  • Continue walking in faith even when you can’t see the bigger purpose
  • Accept what God has in mind for your life, rather than trying to fulfill the expectations and dreams of other people
  • When we walk with God every day, we don’t have to be afraid of missing His will
  • God walks beside us in all the ups and downs of life, because He knows we need a journey
  • Jesus had 30 years of obscurity, Moses was exiled for 40 years, and Joseph was confined by the pit and prison all before their most impactful ministry years
  • We keep wanting the final product, but God uses the process
  • We have to trust that our Good Father knows how and when to set us up for true success
  • The deep work God does in us is more important than the broad influence He entrusts to us
  • Continually ask God for wisdom – that’s your compass
  • Make yourself available to God and walk in obedience today

Godliness with contentment is great gain. ~ 1 Timothy 6:6

"Contentment is finding purpose in a simple life just as much as fulfilling a great calling." - Robin Jones Gunn - The Living Room 035

Links from Show

Previous Episode 034: Living Out Your Call Part 1 with Robin Jones Gunn | The Living Room

Finding Father Christmas Series

Becoming Us: A Novel (Haven Makers Book 1)

Being Known: A Novel (Haven Makers Book 2) 

Video Joanna referenced

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