Find Your Passion : Bad Advice

Find Your Passion : Bad Advice

Why? The idea of “finding” one’s passion implies that people have built-in interests just waiting to be discovered, and if you can simply figure out what they are you will magically be able to embrace them, says the study, which will be published in the journal Psychological Science. But people with that mind-set are more likely to give up on their newfound interest when they hit the inevitable roadblock, the study found.

Instead, researchers say true passion develops – through being open-minded about delving into a new topic, and being willing to put some work into it.

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Finding your passion translated means find your idol.

Therefore, my dear friends, flee from idolatry. (1 Corinthians 10:14)

Flee away from idolatries and toward the Living God.

Sports idols.

Personality idols.

Food idols.

Leisure idols.

Power idols.

Car idols.

Goal idols.

Home idols.

Star idols.

Career idols.

Money idols.

Leader idols.

Ideology idols. etc. idols.

You have as many gods as you have towns, …’ (Jeremiah 11:13)

The reason all of mankind is able to develop a passion for idols is because God made us with that capacity.

If you will find, develop and sharpen your passion for only God then out of that one all consuming passion will be granted a colorful panorama of art-forms.

Find the all consuming passion for loving God and many streams of Living Waters will flow from within. So said Jesus so I testify is true.

Then you too shall have steams of Living Waters flowing out of you.

Whoever believes in me, as the Scripture has said, streams of living water will flow from within him.” (John 7:38)

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(—Stanford psychologist Carol Dweck, a co-author of the study (and a pioneer in earlier research on fixed versus growth theories of intelligence), said her undergraduates “at first, get all starry-eyed about the idea of finding their passion, but over time they get far more excited about developing their passion and seeing it through.”