I have no chance in life

change your destiny

Can you change your destiny? A discouraged listener believes she has no chance in life – that it’s probably the way we were born that determines our destiny. Do you agree? I don’t want to paint it as being easy, but I certainly believe we can draw a line in the sand based on our past life, and decide what we want our future to be. Send me your comments about how we can help this lady at askdan@48Days.com Episode #650 February 08, 2019 Hi, this is Dan Miller – and yes you’re listening to the 48 Days Radio show – … Read More

How do you tell your life story?

What do you tell people when you first meet them?  Like anyone else, I can tell my life story as a healthy version or a victim version. I grew up in a home where we didn’t even have running water until I was in the 8th grade. I knew nothing but poverty.  As a 5-yr-old I was forced to get up at 5:30 AM to do my share of the farming chores. Most Christmases I got a new pair of blue jeans – my one gift for a non-joyous occasion.  I was not allowed to wear neckties or fancy clothes. … Read More

Yes you do know your “calling”

Is it true that most people know their “calling?” Peter Drucker spent most of the last 10 years of his life working with non-profits, much of that with mega church leaders. In the new book Drucker & Me, here’s what he told his friend Bob Bufford about “calling.” “I am convinced that many, if not most, serious believers at some level understand what their calling is, but that understanding may be buried under years of busyness and distraction.  Yet, that suppressed sense of calling stays with them for years.” As a life coach I’ve have talked to lots of you … Read More

Are you more than what you have become?

Remember the scene in The Lion King where Simba is being challenged to go back home and be the king he was born to be?  Simba ran from his destiny – the struggle in confronting his mean uncle was just too difficult.  But now he looks in the water and sees the subtle reflection of his father, Mufasa, who says, “You have forgotten who you are….   Look inside yourself, Simba.  You are more than what you have become…Remember who you are.” Be clear about what is being said here.  Mufasa didn’t tell Simba he should have gotten another degree, should … Read More