This world is where you can explore all good advice, perspective, science, new voices, and ways to find your purpose in concert with your gifts. To that end, here is a fictional short story that embodies the path of one in search of purpose.

Read that essay here. Enjoy your exploration of all things purpose…


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Face in a Book

November 6th, 2012

  LPTrendsPeople&Books. Tina Ferguson is an El Dorado Hills mom with daughters getting ready to take flight and determine their own futures, giving Tina a moment to take pause and determine her own as well. Now that her daughters need … Continue reading

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Sedaris, Wenderoth, Frost & Atwan: Beginnings in Longform

October 25th, 2012
Tracy Saville, writer, lover of longform, abuser of sentence structure and rules. Circa 2008

  LPTrendsLongformEssays. Longform. You know essays containing more than two paragraphs? Sometimes we have to use more than 140 words to tell a proper story or teach a proper thing, and longform non-fiction essays are the form: beginnings are the … Continue reading

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Chris Guillebeau On World Domination

September 24th, 2012
art of non conformity

LPTrendsCareer: The Art of Non-Conformity – Unconventional Strategies for Life, Work and Travel World domination is author Chris Guillebeau’s goal and he invites readers to join him on his journey. In his own words, his site “features unconventional ideas for remarkable … Continue reading

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One Change A Day In Education

September 11th, 2012

LPTrendsIdeas: Education Reform via the blogosphere. Read One Change A Day for great insight into global education change as impacted by technology. “One Change a Day – A Blog Project Reflecting Educational Change Around the World. As thousands of people … Continue reading

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Dr. Glen Hepker Knows Gratitude

September 3rd, 2012
Dr. Glen Hepker

LPTrendsPurpose: Dr. Glen Hepker. You can find his complete article about the relationship between gratitude and all things success at this week’s expert column at Naima Mora Online.  Dr. Glen Hepker performing the kung fu staff routine. Glen Hepker has … Continue reading

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On Being An Artist: J. M. Richardson

August 20th, 2012
J. M. Richardson

LPTrendsArtist: J.M. Richardson, a history teacher and action adventure writer, sort of like Harrison Ford and Indiana Jones all wrapped into one. I did a profile on him recently to promote his latest  suspense novel The Apocalypse Mechanism. During the course … Continue reading

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To Here and Now: Why Frost Writes

July 30th, 2012
Christopher Karne Frost, writer

LPTrendsCareer: Chris Frost The Writer. This is the story of our own Chris Frost, resident feature writer and wordsmith. Sharing because that’s what we do. If you knew the road before you would include an array of scattered beer bottles, … Continue reading

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