Enth<br />Def<br />Conf<br />used<br />
Enthused<br />Defused<br />Confused<br />
Whatever your hand finds to do, do it with all your might, for in the realm of the dead, Where you are going, there is nei...
“A man dies for the first time, the day he loses his enthusiasm.” <br />– Honore de Balzac<br />
“Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.” <br />– Ralph Waldo Emerson<br />
Enthusiasm<br />inspiration or possession by the presence of a God<br />
Enthusiasm<br />great excitement or interest in a cause or subject<br />
Enthusiasm<br />the passion to accomplish things with zest & intensity<br />
Enthusiasm<br />dedication towards worthy goals with sincerity & integrity<br />
Enthusiasm is NOT<br />infatuation<br />mood<br />feeling<br />curiosity<br />
Greg Mortinson<br />
Mrs. Libby Little<br />Dr. Little<br />
Deb Hall<br />
Death of Enthusiasm<br />The Absence of			 a Dream<br />Mediocrity Mode<br />
Death of Enthusiasm<br />What I do is Me<br />Drift to Atophy<br />Swept  by the Flood<br />
“To make the choice of career or profession on selfish grounds, without a true sense of calling, is “probably the greatest...
Death of Enthusiasm<br />Never Waiting<br />
“To wait on God    – to know what He has created us to be and where He is wanting us to go.”<br />
Enthusiasm – En Theos<br />
But those who trust in the Lord will find new strength. They will soar high on wings like eagles. They will run and not gr...
Where self interest sleeps and the real interest is awakened.<br />
Where our individual desire dies and sanctified surrender lives.<br />
“The one true mark of a saint of God         is the inner creativity which flows from a life totally surrendered          ...
So, do you want to take a leap of faith? Or become an old man, <br />filled with regret, waiting to die alone? <br />– Sai...
When was the last time I did one great endeavor?<br />Is my enthusiasm dead? Or slowly dying? Why?<br />Reflection<br />
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  1. 1. Enth<br />Def<br />Conf<br />used<br />
  2. 2. Enthused<br />Defused<br />Confused<br />
  3. 3.
  4. 4. Whatever your hand finds to do, do it with all your might, for in the realm of the dead, Where you are going, there is neither working nor planning nor knowledge nor wisdom. Ecclesiastes 9:10 <br />
  5. 5. “A man dies for the first time, the day he loses his enthusiasm.” <br />– Honore de Balzac<br />
  6. 6. “Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.” <br />– Ralph Waldo Emerson<br />
  7. 7. Enthusiasm<br />inspiration or possession by the presence of a God<br />
  8. 8. Enthusiasm<br />great excitement or interest in a cause or subject<br />
  9. 9. Enthusiasm<br />the passion to accomplish things with zest & intensity<br />
  10. 10. Enthusiasm<br />dedication towards worthy goals with sincerity & integrity<br />
  11. 11. Enthusiasm is NOT<br />infatuation<br />mood<br />feeling<br />curiosity<br />
  12. 12. Greg Mortinson<br />
  13. 13.
  14. 14. Mrs. Libby Little<br />Dr. Little<br />
  15. 15. Deb Hall<br />
  16. 16. Death of Enthusiasm<br />The Absence of a Dream<br />Mediocrity Mode<br />
  17. 17. Death of Enthusiasm<br />What I do is Me<br />Drift to Atophy<br />Swept by the Flood<br />
  18. 18. “To make the choice of career or profession on selfish grounds, without a true sense of calling, is “probably the greatest single sin any person can commit.”<br />
  19. 19. Death of Enthusiasm<br />Never Waiting<br />
  20. 20. “To wait on God – to know what He has created us to be and where He is wanting us to go.”<br />
  21. 21. Enthusiasm – En Theos<br />
  22. 22. But those who trust in the Lord will find new strength. They will soar high on wings like eagles. They will run and not grow weary. They will walk and not faint. Isaiah 40:31<br />
  23. 23. Where self interest sleeps and the real interest is awakened.<br />
  24. 24. Where our individual desire dies and sanctified surrender lives.<br />
  25. 25. “The one true mark of a saint of God is the inner creativity which flows from a life totally surrendered to God.”<br />
  26. 26. So, do you want to take a leap of faith? Or become an old man, <br />filled with regret, waiting to die alone? <br />– Saito<br />Reflection<br />
  27. 27. When was the last time I did one great endeavor?<br />Is my enthusiasm dead? Or slowly dying? Why?<br />Reflection<br />

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