"God made me for a purpose…and when I run I feel his pleasure." Eric Liddell

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By James Shone

I have to confess that I have enjoyed following some good sport recently: cricket, football, tennis and golf. I even went to watch some live tennis last week. What has really struck me is seeing people do something very well…I suppose something they were made to do. It’s thrilling to observe the round peg in the round hole. Yesterday I was trying to impress this point on some Year 8 pupils. We must develop a vision to do something we love and are competent in, not simply pursuing a career in something that gives $’s! We are all made for a purpose and its thrilling to observe people doing what they’re made to do, but it’s even more fulfilling ‘to regularly do’ what we’re made to do.

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