Avid surfer Nicholas Woodman said that he and his friends used to dream of “Going Pro” so that there would be some footage of them surfing. He figured a wearable camera was something that they might find of value. With a few hundred thousand in borrowed money, he launched GoPro and within 10 short years was America’s newest young billionaire. The videos recorded by GoPro and their millions of fans have become legendary with a recent product launch video for their Hero 3+ camera racking up 33 million views. In our voyeuristic society, watching others find life is equated to finding it yourself.
I was captivated watching an interview with Nicholas last night. There is something about living life and living it to the full that deeply resonates in the heart of every person.
- We are created in the image of God,
- The gospel is written on our hearts,
- And Jesus’ mission was to invite us into life abundant,
…a GoPro video, where the holder is embracing life, adventure, and creation in powerful ways, should resonate more deeply in our hearts than anyone. More than an invitation to surfing, skiing, or wearing a “flying squirrel” suit, it is an invitation to life, and life abundant. A life that goes on and on, world without end. A life that is not only uniquely our heritage, but painfully unrealized.
If we could tap into that deep and undisturbed place in each one of us. The hidden treasure where passion, desire, unique gifting, and God’s greatest intention for us, collide, we would find clarity, momentum, and life abundant like we have never known. We could find that elusive life intended. We might “Go Pro” with the footage of our lives being so uncharacteristic, stirring, and evocative, that it might disrupt the deep unawakened hearts of all who witness.
As leaders, we might actually find enough life/mission/purpose to inspire our spouses, children, employees, and everyone we lead, to follow. We might become the heroes that GoPro promises their clients and the champions that our faith intends. If we could all find that life, changing the world would almost become an afterthought.
Are you ready to “Go Pro”?
Do you want to find the life you were intended to live?
Do you have the courage to join me for a Strategic Lifeplan and discover that life?