STAGE 4 Reaching Potential
Journey:Once Moses focused his life's energies in obedience to God's calling, he became an unstoppable force, as the parting of the Red Sea demonstrates.
The last leg of your mid-life journey is the process of engaging fully in what you are called to do and be in your second half, finding a new equilibrium in life. It's about finding the right balance of serving, mixed in with your career, family and recreational pursuits.
Many find that after a while the grass that seemed greener on the other side of the fence turns into hard work. It is all too easy to go back to what you are comfortable with vocationally. As one person shared at this stage "my first half career was at a point where I could fly the course blindfolded." All the hard work you did of testing opportunities to make sure of your new calling in life will now pay dividends. Knowing that you are where God wants you will provide a foundation to build on.
Normally this phase includes time adjusting to the culture of the ministry world, learning new skills and assessing if you have found the right fit. Common questions include:
A map of the road ahead will help you find important resources to get where you want to go.