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Motives: Why Do I Do the Things I Do (Resources for Changing Lives)
Motives Why Do I Do the Things I Do - Resources for Changing Lives
Author: Edward T. Welch
ISBN-13: 9780875526928
ISBN-10: 0875526926
Publication Date: 1/2003
Pages: 30
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Publisher: P R Publishing
Book Type: Paperback
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People are complex. There is behavior that we see and motives that we don't. Behind the "what we do" of our lives it the "why we do it." Edward T. Welch challenges us to peer more closely into the "why. He insightfully reveals that, according to God's Word, the heart is the source of all human motivation. Our hearts contain motives such as pleasure, meaning, comfort, success, freedom, respect, happiness, power, control, peace, reputation, and love/intimacy. Welch encourages us to ask questions to discover some of our deeper motives: What do you hope for, want, crave? What do you fear? What do you worry about? When do you say, "If only..."