Pursue the Intentional Life:

Pursue the Intentional Life: "Teach us to number our days, that we may gain a heart of wisdom." (Psalm 90:12)

by Jean Fleming


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781612910970
Publisher: Tyndale House Publishers
Publication date: 11/05/2013
Pages: 208
Sales rank: 295,243
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.20(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Jean Fleming is an experienced ministry and Bible-study leader with The Navigators and author of A Mother’s Heart and Feeding Your Soul.

Table of Contents

Foreword 9

Acknowledgments 13

1 Take a Walk with Me: Asking Two Big Questions 15

2 Why I Wrote This Book, How I Plan to Use It, and How You Might Use It Too 19

3 Resolution 52: Commitment to a Reflective Life 25

4 A Prepared Life: The Art of Advance-Work Toward an End 29

5 My Intended Wing: Resolving an Inner Conflict 35

6 Nobody Soars All the Time: De-romanticizing the Life of Faith 41

7 Teach Us to Number Our Days: The Ministry of the Obituary 47

8 Living in Time and Eternity: Phases 1 and 2 53

9 Phase 2: The Gospel from the Other Side 61

10 Glory Days: Enter His Presence 67

11 Phase 1: BeautiFULL-Living in the Fullness of What Christ Won for Me 75

12 The Ministry of Countenance and Spirit: Glorifying God and Blessing Others 81

13 Deep Tracks: A Scaffold of Discipline and Creativity 87

14 Blessed Imagination: Living a Reverent and Kind Life 93

15 Like a Little Child 99

16 Hospitality: A Welcoming Life 105

17 Lifelong Learner: If Not Now, When? 111

18 Looking for Fruit 115

19 Fruitful Every Season 119

20 Bee Tree: Investing in Forever 125

21 Raised Veins: The Body's Ministry to Me 131

22 Wise Reframing: Keeping My Core in Life's Transitions 137

23 Watchfulness: Staying Awake and Alive 143

24 Tripped Up: Drink, Drugs, Sex, Materialism, and Other Dangers 149

25 The Lump: When Failure Threatens to Overwhelm 155

26 Embracing the Cross: Preparing to Drink My Cup 161

27 Growing Sweeter Through Life's Bitter Times 167

28 Loss and Leaving 173

29 Widowhood: What Shape Will My New Life Take? 177

30 Time to Be in Earnest 183

31 Preparing for Death: Stocking the Ammunition Box 189

Notes 195

About the Author 201

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