Why am I happy with what I do?

Someone once said, “As soon as I found out my core mission, I forgot about the job title”. I did not realize it in the beginning, but this has been true for me.

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The desire of my heart is to become a missionary pilot. I have a passion for aviation and to fly, as a ministry will be the greatest thing I could ever do. I haven’t reached that goal yet and still my life is good and I have nothing to complain.

I recently came to the realization that my core mission is “empowerment” and when I empower other, I feel energized.

I want to become a missionary pilot because I want to empower ministries and missionaries working on isolated location by providing them transportation and a connection to the rest of the world.

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What brings the joy and satisfaction in what I do is the core mission — empowerment.

So even if I did not have the privilege of flying a lifeline supply to a ministry located in the jungle of Madagascar yet, I had great joy and satisfaction driving ministry teams around the Western Cape in South Africa. I served them so they can have more time and energy doing what God has called them to do – sharing the gospel of Jesus Christ.

Maybe cooking for 100+ students and staff does not seem to be a glorious ministry, but I loved doing it because it was in line with my core mission of empowerment.

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Currently, we work as freelance translator to help with our income and save for our next step – College of Missionary Aviation. Although fundraising is the main focus, I also enjoy doing it because I get to bring my contributions to companies and businesses by opening them up to the rest of the world through translation – once again in line with my core mission.

I look around and I see that people who are not happy with what they do are either doing something that does not lineup with their core mission or are ignorant of it.

Blessings

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