Finding Yourself—Revisited

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Do you ever feel like you don’t fit in? Do you have ideas, or perspectives, or—on a deeper level—values and beliefs that are different than others? Do you ever feel bruised, or isolated, or perhaps even persecuted for your uniqueness. All of us are unique in some way. None of us is just like any other person. (It’s pretty amazing when you stop to think about the diversity that exists in the world.)

A while back I wrote about this idea and how I found comfort and encouragement for dealing with my own unique way of looking at things on occasion. While I felt alone and isolated, I found connection to others with similar “uniquenesses” in a simple way.

Read more about Finding Yourself.

Today, I would add to what I wrote back then an even more important strategy. Today I would add the importance of seeking truth and wisdom. Truth and wisdom helps ground my thinking in matters outside and larger than myself. But I don’t seek just any truth and wisdom. I seek God’s truth and wisdom. God’s Word provides practical and reliable direction for living and working with others. To find out more about a relationship with God visit this Web site. To learn more about how scripture is practical for daily living see this site.

Dr. Scott Yorkovich is a leadership coach and consultant. He works with individuals, small and medium organizations, and ministries. Contact him at ScottYorkovich[at] with your questions.

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