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Heroic Living: Discover Your Purpose and Change the World

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Each of us has a special purpose in life—do you know what yours is? In Heroic Living, best-selling author and former investment banker Chris Lowney combines the proven practices of Ignatian spirituality with his business expertise to help each of us discover our mighty purpose in life and develop a personal life strategy to achieve it.

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Hardcover, 224 pages
Published February 1st 2009 by Loyola Press
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Citra Rizcha Maya
Dec 12, 2018 rated it liked it
Mengingat, diperkirakan 640 juta anak di dunia tidak memiliki tempat berteduh yang layak; 140 juta anak tidak bersekolah; 90 juta anak kelaparan; 15 juta anak kehilangan orang tua karena AIDS. Ini hanyalah satu dari sekian masalah di dunia ini dan kita berkewajiban untuk sederhananya peduli, dan menjadikan dunia menjadi tempat lebih baik dimulai dari mempersiapkan diri serta lingkungan terdekat yang kita miliki.

Ad majorem Dei Glorian, demi kemulian yang lebih besar, begitulah inti yang diinginka
Juan Camilo
Jan 16, 2019 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Amazing book, finding your own porpose and living for it, can make follow the correct way.
Nov 19, 2016 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: philosophy
Excellent introduction to the spiritual examen exercises. The goal of accomplishing a life of meaning is aided by daily activities based on a person's core spiritual beliefs. Deep questioning of one's beliefs and how one's daily life serves the greater purpose of living a life of service for others. ...more
Jeff Lampson
An excellent follow up to Heroic Leadership for individuals seeking a more integrated, intentional and authentic life. Chris Lowney is so effective in making Ignatian approaches accessible and practical for living with grace and depth.
Sebastian Bobrowski
Jan 11, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Wow! amazing book about leadership in every day life!
Anne Roat
Jun 30, 2013 rated it liked it
Seemed like a rehash of his first book...
Feb 05, 2015 rated it it was ok
Shelves: theology
I'm not quite sure what this book is supposed to be, but there are moments when Lowney's rhetoric rises above his occasionally "self-helpy" tone to become something worth considering. ...more
Diego Eusse
Feb 07, 2016 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Un libro que se debe subrayar y aplicar día a día
Dec 20, 2020 rated it it was ok
A lot of great thinking points but a little too religious based for my personal liking.
Mar 02, 2009 rated it liked it
Took me a while to get through this, but I enjoyed it overall. I found it useful for my reflections and thoughts on day to day as well as the looking ahead.
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Sep 22, 2011 rated it did not like it
Only read this because I had to teach it.
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Chris Lowney chairs the board of Catholic Health Initiatives, one of the nation’s largest healthcare/hospital systems with some $ 19 billion in assets. He is a one-time Jesuit seminarian who later served as a Managing Director of J.P. Morgan & Co in New York, Tokyo, Singapore and London until leaving the firm in 2001. He is a popular keynote speaker who has lectured in more than two-dozen countrie ...more

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