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Living A Life Of Purpose

Living A Life Of Purpose

By Brinda Devine
What happens when you discover your purpose?

Yes, each of us are created and designed by God for purpose. In this podcast, we will discuss how we as Believers can connect the dots (emotionally and spiritually) to live a life of purpose as our authentic selves. (Psalms 139:13-16).

In short, let's discus how we can move from pew to purpose.
Sponsored by Purpose8 Institute, sharing the importance of purpose in our everyday lives.


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Waiting for Your Next
Often we think we are ready for our Next. Maybe we’re not. Maybe God needs to humble us so that we can truly appreciate and learn an important life/faith lesson. Let’s talk about what happens to the Believer as we wait for God to open the door to our Next. https://linktr.ee/purpose8institute
20:53
July 04, 2022
What If You Are Wrong?
What if after all these years, you are wrong in your thinking? Opening your mind to new, requires consideration that there is something more, maybe even something better than you already have. Let’s talk about the potential and power in considering - a new you. https://linktr.ee/purpose8institute
19:50
June 26, 2022
What Is Your Next?
Some of us have dedicated our lives and identities to our titles: mother, father, sister, brother, friend, wife, husband, employee, business owner, and the like. What happens when your title goes away or has less influence? What will be your next? Let’s talk about it! https://linktr.ee/purpose8institute
12:10
June 19, 2022
Everything Begins With God and Knowing Who You Are
Let’s talk about it! https://linktr.ee/purpose8institute
18:23
June 12, 2022
What’s Making You Cry Will Teach You A Lesson
Some people cry out-loud,some cry in private. Either way, your crying is more than tears. There is a lesson for you to discover. Let’s talk about it. https://linktr.ee/purpose8institute
15:25
June 05, 2022
A Servant/A Resource/An Opportunity
Your purpose is not about you, it’s about God’s Purpose of the Gift of Salvation through our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. Let’s talk about the importance of being a servant, a resource, an opportunity to others. https://linktr.ee/purpose8institute
15:51
May 29, 2022
Valley Walking
Challenges,trials and tests are painful. Let’s talk about the choices and lessons in the valley. https://linktr.ee/purpose8institute
19:35
May 29, 2022
The Marginal Life
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09:58
May 15, 2022
Victim Talk 2
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17:01
April 30, 2022
Accommodating Yourself to the Condition and God’s Providence
All things Purpose8 Institute, https://linktr.ee/purpose8institute
28:19
April 30, 2022
God’s Business Is Not My Business
We live and trust God, but it’s easy to be distracted when we are going through a test/trial/challenge in our lives. Let’s talk about minding our business while God works it out for our good.https://linktr.ee/purpose8institute
09:14
April 19, 2022
Re-Focus
Life can be challenging. Sometimes we get so focused on our problems that we that we loose focus on what’s really important. During these times, we need to go sit down and re-focus on God and his bigger plan for our lives. Let’s talk about it. https://linktr.ee/purpose8institute
17:47
April 10, 2022
Standing On Your Square - You Shall Not Be Moved!
When you are about your purpose, be prepared for some battles. Satan will step up the pace and the condition of your heart will be tested. But you gotta stay on your square and not be moved. Let’s talk about it. https://linktr.ee/purpose8institute
06:50
March 28, 2022
What If Your Fake You, Was the Real You?
A deeper dive into the importance of identity. Are we living our lives as we have been told or taught? Let’s talk about the danger in living a fake life versus being who God created us to be, authentic. https://linktr.ee/purpose8institute
13:22
March 20, 2022
Unpacking Your Fear
Fears, we all have them. But have you considered that our “fears” are actually responses to our past? Let’s talk about the importance of unpacking (action word) our fears as we live a life of purpose. https://linktr.ee/purpose8institute
20:45
March 13, 2022
You and Your Purpose - What’s Going On?
Just checking in to see how it’s going. Are you still focused on purpose? Or did you put purpose down for a bit? Let’s talk about it! https://linktr.ee/purpose8institute
07:49
March 13, 2022
Self Sabotaging Your Life - Coveting, Rejection, Procrastination
Can life sabotage you? Or is it your response to life the problem? Let’s talk about how three human responses are sabotaging your real life. Coveting, rejection and procrastination Let’s talk about it! https://linktr.ee/purpose8institute
19:48
March 06, 2022
Realization of God’s Grace - Gratitude
In distressful and challenging moments of our lives, often it’s hard for us to see how things will work out for our good. Let’s talk about how these moments can help us realize and cultivate a heart of gratitude. https://linktr.ee/purpose8institute
15:11
February 27, 2022
Contentment - Do We Really Trust God?
We say we trust God, but do we really? Trust works two ways. Our mindsets of me-me-me easily distract us from being content. Let’s talk about the elusive feeling of contentment! https://linktr.ee/purpose8institute
18:41
February 20, 2022
Freedom Comes Through Being Transparent and Authentic
Two of the hardest things for people to be is transparent and authentic. Why? Because we are afraid that people will see who we really are. Let’s talk about what happens when we decide to be fearless and free! https://linktr.ee/purpose8institute.
18:45
February 15, 2022
When My Momma Told Me I Was Black - The Weight of Discrimination
Discrimination and bias is a weight many of us carry throughout our lives. Question is - will you allow it to box you in or will you press your way through it. Let’s talk about it! https://linktr.ee/purpose8institute
19:60
February 06, 2022
Go Away Little Girl
The father daughter dynamic is so important in a woman’s life. But what happens when there is little to no connection and the girl is now a woman looking for love? Let’s talk about it. https://linktr.ee/purpose8institute
26:02
January 30, 2022
Fairytales and White Picket Fences Tell Lies
Cinderella, Snow White and Barbie might be ruling your thoughts, goals and money. Let’s talk about it! https://linktr.ee/purpose8institute
20:41
January 23, 2022
Learn Your Lessons
Going through, we often get caught up in our emotions, fail to pay attention to the lesson God is revealing and subsequently, keep repeating the same lesson over and over. What lesson is God trying to teach you? Let’s talk about it! https://linktr.ee/purpose8institute
11:09
January 16, 2022
Carry Your Cross
It would be nice if people supported you in your purpose, but what happens when they don’t. What should you do? Let’s talk about it. https://linktr.ee/purpose8institute
17:49
January 10, 2022
Letting Go
This past year God taught me the lesson of humility and in doing so I had to let go - of some thoughts, behaviors and even some close friends. Letting go is not always easy, but it’s necessary. Let’s talk about it. https://linktr.ee/purpose8institute
09:00
January 05, 2022
When The Answer Is No
You are doing everything you can, but the answer is - no. Let’s talk about why you can never give up. https://linktr.ee/purpose8institute
12:37
December 26, 2021
Stop Going To Wells With No Water
We will run to friends, family and even social media to help us. What we receive may help, but it can never compete with the water that God gives. Let’s talk about it. https://linktr.ee/purpose8institute
14:30
December 19, 2021
Broken Leadership
Leadership is a hot topic as businesses and organizations work to align people and resources with mission, vision and next year’s goals. But how can the workplace be fully engaged when it is burdened with broken leadership? Let’s talk about it. https://linktr.ee/purpose8institute
22:43
December 12, 2021
Work - The Devil Comes to Kill, Steal and Destroy Purpose
A majority of people are satisfied and/or find “purpose” in their work/business. Hopefully, you know God’s purpose for your life. What happens when you don’t really know who are? Through broken people, the Devil will find ways to distract you from God’s purpose. Let’s talk about it. https://linktr.ee/purpose8institute
29:06
December 06, 2021
Reframing Our Relationships
You are a new person in Christ, but you are not always consistent in your new life. How can you become consistent in your faith? You need to reframe your relationships. Let’s talk about it. https://linktr.ee/purpose8institute
23:01
November 29, 2021
Humility - It’s Really Hard When Some People Just Get On Your Nerves
Being transparent, maintaining a humble, servant mindset is not easy. Even harder when we are in the presence of toxic people. Stay encouraged because God is working it out. Let’s talk about it. https://linktr.ee/purpose8institute
14:18
November 23, 2021
What’s Next? - Now that God has answered your prayers
You have been praying and preparing for the vision. God by his grace has answered your prayers and given you a piece of the vision. What should you do with this new reality? Let’s talk about it!https://linktr.ee/purpose8institute
13:24
November 15, 2021
Identity and Purpose - See and Believe
Everyone can see your talents and gifts - but you. God has great things for you to do, but you question and downplay your abilities. Why? Let’s talk about it! https://linktr.ee/purpose8institute
19:30
November 09, 2021
Disappointments - A Subtle Pathway to Pride
You can’t let disappointments distract you from what is most important - your purpose! How do you stay focused and align your feelings to God’s plans? https://linktr.ee/purpose8institute
15:55
November 01, 2021
Reaching for a lie - Imposter Syndrome
I keep hearing this term, people keep talking about it as if it’s real - Imposter Syndrome. You can never be an imposter in your own life. Let’s talk about it! https://linktr.ee/purpose8institute
15:33
October 25, 2021
Settling - When There Is Better
We all get comfortable, but we can’t linger too long. As Believers we will be challenged and tested, this is where we grow and learn emotionally and spiritually. Let’s talk about it! https://linktr.ee/purpose8institute
12:04
October 19, 2021
Who Is Talking In Your Head?
Most of us have experienced personal hurts, racism, sexism. This stuff weighs on us, makes us angry, even bitter and we settle believing that we can’t. But, we can through Christ and instead focus on being the person God created us to be. Let’s talk about it! All things Purpose8 Institute, https://linktr.ee/purpose8institute
20:15
October 11, 2021
Focus
Living a life of purpose has an unexpected benefit of focus. Salvation and purpose provides us with a platform for our everyday life. Purpose helps me stay focused on why I am really here - to serve God. Let’s talk about it! https://linktr.ee/purpose8institute
13:15
October 04, 2021
Fear - and how it impacts purpose
The idea of loving God sounds really good. But what happens when God asks you to do something for him that is bigger than you? How will you respond to fear? Let’s talk about it! https://linktr.ee/purpose8institute
23:28
September 27, 2021
Being Accountable - Submission and Obedience
Submitting to God is more than being baptized and christened. And what about submitting and being obedient to God’s purpose for our lives. Submission and obedience is not what most people think. Let’s talk about it! https://linktr.ee/purpose8institute
19:27
September 14, 2021
What is your drug?
My opinion - bad behaviors and sin are distractions that keep us from what we really want - love and acceptance. Let’s talk about it!
19:50
September 08, 2021
What fruit do you bear?
Our responses (fruit) to life are a reflection of our faith. As Believers, God’s Word (Galatians 5) tells us what good fruit we are to bear in step with the Holy Spirit. Good fruit in our lives is evidence of our faith and shows God’s glory in our lives. Good fruit prepares us to live a life of purpose. Let’s talk about it!
25:35
August 31, 2021
What Are You Mourning?
Many of us understand mourning in the sense of loosing someone we love. But often, we may not be aware that we are mourning in other areas of our lives - our past, disappointments, missed opportunities, bad decisions, etc. and how they impact our lives and our purpose. Let’s talk about it. Please visit my website for more inspirational messages on purpose, https://purpose8institute.com
17:58
August 24, 2021
Wavering Purpose
God is calling you, but there is this battle going on between spirit and flesh. Emotions, distractions, family and friends, social media, obligations are all pulling at you. You feel you are at a crossroad in life. What should you do?Let’s talk about. Please visit my website for more inspirational messages on purpose, https://purpose8institute.com
17:19
August 16, 2021
Talent, Skills and Spiritual Gifts
You know you have natural talents and skills. But did you know that each of us has spiritual gifts as well? Yes, you have everything you need. Let’s talk about it. Please visit my website for more inspirational messages on purpose, https://purpose8institute.com
19:45
August 09, 2021
Servant Mindset
Few people like the word “servant”. But as Children of God, Believers isn’t that the essence of who we are to be, servants of God. Let’s talk about changing our mindset and look at the word “servant” in a new way. Please visit my website for more inspirational messages on purpose, https://purpose8institute.com
16:56
August 04, 2021
Pride and Humility
We have all heard the saying, “pride cometh before the fall”. But the majority of us don’t realize that our hearts are prideful. When God humbled us with his hand, if we are willing, he will teach us a valuable lesson in humility. Being humbled, while painful brings beautiful fruit. Let’s talk about it. Please visit my website for more inspirational messages on purpose, https://purpose8institute.com
15:04
August 01, 2021
Urgency in Purpose
You know your purpose. Now what? First you were happy and full of possibilities. Now fear has taken over. What should you do? Let’s talk about it. Please visit my website for more inspirational messages on purpose, https://purpose8institute.com
17:40
July 27, 2021
Victim Talk
Everyday we wake up we have a choice to make - spend the day responding as a victim or living a life of purpose. Let’s talk about it. Please visit my website for more inspirational messages on purpose, https://purpose8institute.com
16:03
July 24, 2021
It’s Not About You
Our culture teaches us that life is all about us, each of us are the center of our own universe. So when life happens- we often will respond as if - it’s all about us. Let’s talk about how humility teaches us a better perspective. Please visit my website for more inspirational messages on purpose, https://purpose8institute.com.
21:11
July 21, 2021
What’s Are You Really Responding To?
Talking about how we unknowingly allow offenses, distorted perspectives and trauma to control how we respond in our everyday lives. Please visit my website for more inspirational messages on purpose, https://purpose8institute.com
15:40
July 17, 2021
Your Response Matters
Our weakness and triggers can cause us to respond in ways not always aligned with who we say we are, Children of God. Another way said, our responses reflect the quality of our faith. In this episode, we discuss how we can work at conquering our weaknesses as we serve God. Please visit my website for more inspirational messages on purpose, https://purpose8institute.com
20:40
July 12, 2021
Weakness and Triggers - Part 2
Going deeper into the conversation of acknowledging our weakness and paying attention our responses - how we think, speak and act. How do we align our will (responses) to God’s will? Let’s talk about it. Please visit my website for more inspirational messages on purpose, https://purpose8institute.com
22:24
July 07, 2021
Listener’s Reviews
Listener’s reviews. Please visit my website for more inspirational messages on purpose, https://purpose8institute.com
01:09
July 04, 2021
Weakness and Triggers -Part 1
Our weakness are essentially our platform for spiritual growth. Talking about discovering our weakness and identifying the triggers (words and situations) that we unknowing respond in our everyday lives. Please visit my website for more inspirational messages on purpose, https://purpose8institute.com
21:05
July 02, 2021
Pride, Humble, Submit, Obedience
Pride impacts every area of our relationships, including our relationship with God, our Creator. Let’s talk about how being honest with ourselves helps us align our lives to God’s purpose for our lives. Please visit my website for more inspirational messages on purpose, https://purpose8institute.com
20:13
June 26, 2021
Question - God What Is My Purpose?
Everyone asks this question sometime in our lives but life’s distractions and fear often deter us from asking this simple but important question. Please visit my website for more inspirational messages on purpose, https://purpose8institute.com
20:13
June 25, 2021
Do the Work - Be Honest With Yourself -Part 2
Honestly with yourself is critical in your relationship with yourself and with your Creator. Your relationship with God opens the door to ask the question, what is my purpose? Please visit my website for more inspirational messages on purpose, https://purpose8institute.com
22:36
June 23, 2021
Do the Work - Be Honest With Yourself - Part 1
Discussing how our labels and titles in life frame how we respond in our relationships with people, ourselves and with God. Please visit my website for more inspirational messages on purpose, https://purpose8institute.com
18:51
June 19, 2021
Me - Birth Of A Renewed Mind - Part 3
Continuing the conversation, going deeper into renewing our mind, taking off the old and putting on the new. Please visit my website for more inspirational messages on purpose, https://purpose8institute.com
21:16
June 12, 2021
Me - Birth Of A Renewed Mind, Part 2
We are continuing our conversation on a new mindset aligned with God and discovering who we really are. Please visit my website for more inspirational messages on purpose, https://purpose8institute.com
19:39
June 08, 2021
Me - Birth Of A Renewed Mind, Part 1
Discussing who the world says “me” is in comparison to who God says we are. Creating space for your relationship with God also creates space for a renewed mind. Let’s talk about it. Please visit my website for more inspirational messages on purpose, https://purpose8institute.com
22:39
June 05, 2021
Changing Your Perspective
Changing your perspective can change your life. Distractions play a big part in our relationship with God, being our authentic selves and discovering our purpose. Let’s talk about it. Please visit my website for more inspirational messages on purpose, https://purpose8institute.com
22:47
May 29, 2021
About Me, About You, Distractions - Part 2
Distractions create space between you and your relationship with God. Please visit my website for more inspirational messages on purpose, https://purpose8institute.com
50:33
May 19, 2021
About Me, About You, Distractions -Part 1
Some background on me, Brinda Devine and how I started my journey of purpose. Please visit my website for more inspirational messages on purpose, https://purpose8institute.com
22:09
May 19, 2021
Welcome - What is purpose?
Welcoming you to my first podcast episode of Living A Life of Purpose and introducing the baseline of what purpose is, it’s importance in our lives and how purpose can change our lives for the better. Let’s go! Please visit my website for more inspirational messages on purpose, https://purpose8institute.com
12:06
May 16, 2021