Just Keep Swimming

When learning how to swim, my instructor said, “You need to exaggerate your strokes. It will feel funny and may even look weird, but it will help you swim better.” See, I’m 5 foot 8 inches and she’s barely 5 feet tall. Although I was supposed to follow what she was doing, I couldn’t follow how she was doing it because we’re built differently. Her shorter limbs required less effort compared to my longer limbs. When trying to copy her smooth, fluid, Olympic-like strokes, my swimming looked more like I was having a darn temper tantrum...

3 Things 2017 Taught Me: Pt.2

The second thing that 2017 taught me (read what the first thing is here) is that failure is a large part of success. I was able to have an AMAZING year because of my past failures. For example, I have been able to relate to so many of my readers and recent clients because of my past failures. I do not have the typical story...

5 Things to Change If You Want to Fulfill Purpose Series – Pt.1

My mentor once told me that my greatest strength and greatest weakness are the same. When I heard that I thought, um…that makes no sense at all. But then she said, “It’s your mind.” GASP! < mind blown > I am naturally very analytical and creative mentally. In a matter of seconds, I have thought … Continue reading 5 Things to Change If You Want to Fulfill Purpose Series – Pt.1

changed by purpose, hannah mullick, christine altidor

Waiting With Grace

Raise your hand if you like waiting. (insert crickets) Yeah... I don't like waiting. I also don't like not knowing. I admit I’m a little nosy inquisitive. I like to know things! And yet here I am: waiting and not knowing. I claim I want to grow in my relationship with God and yet sometimes I forget that a part of any good relationship is trust. Trust…Yuck! (Read about my trust issues in my first blog post "Icebreaker from Hell".) Do I trust God to do what He said? What He promised? Ummm… ---Read More---

I Said I’d Never Do It Again

I lied. Not intentionally. But a lie is a lie...I guess. I said I would never create another blog again and yet here I am typing away. Welcome to Changed by Purpose! My aim is to create content that takes the secrecy off purpose. Believe it or not there are people who die happily in their sleep, every night who lived a long life not knowing what the heck they were created for.