Lion Chasers Manifesto

May 6, 2009

I ran across the “Lion Chaser Manifesto” today by Mark Batterson. I’ve read it countless times and every time I read it I am convicted to live with more passion and purpose in my life. I hope it is half as encouraging to you as it is to me.

http://indrajit.wordpress.com/2006/03/11/lion-vs-tiger-clash-of-the-titans/

Quit living as if the purpose of life is to arrive safely at death. Set God-sized goals. Pursue God-ordained passions. Go after a dream that is destined to fail without divine intervention. Keep asking questions. Keep making mistakes. Keep seeking God. Stop pointing out problems and become part of the solution. Stop repeating the past and start creating the future. Stop playing it safe and start taking risks. Expand your horizons. Accumulate experiences. Consider the lilies. Enjoy the journey. Find every excuse you can to celebrate everything you can. Live like today is the first day and last day of your life. Don’t let what’s wrong with you keep you from worshipping what’s right with God. Burn sinful bridges. Blaze a new trail. Criticize by creating. Worry less about what people think and more about what God thinks. Don’t try to be who you’re not. Be yourself. Laugh at yourself. Quit holding out. Quit holding back. Quit running away. Chase the lion!”

Now go out and pursue God and all that He has for you today!

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One Response to “Lion Chasers Manifesto”

  1. Mike & Tootie said

    I just finished his book; wild goose chase; a book I need to read a couple of times.

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