Top 10 Ways to Live by Words To Power is a normative suggestion of how to maximize your life, increase joy and health, and be a blessing to the world.
Top 10 Ways To Live
1. Live for God
There is no greater purpose to live for than God. Therefore, spot no. 1 on our Top 10 Ways To Live list is reserved for Him! If you want to experience all the abundance of life, read on! (Ecclesiastes 12:13)
2. Live for others
Living for others is one of the most noble things you can spend time doing: it gives purpose to one’s life. I’ve been thrilled to serve others in countless capacities and under a variety of circumstances – not because it makes me feel good, but because it actually helps them.
As Winston Churchill said:
“What is the use of living, if it be not to strive for noble causes and to make this muddled world a better place for those who will live in it after we are gone?” (W. Churchill)
3. Live for yourself
‘What? I can live for God, live for others, and live for myself at the same time?’ Well, let me tell you: as an engineering student I can say…mhm yea the math adds up; it adds up if you exercise balance. Keeping yourself able and healthy, blessed, and filled with joy is a Biblical recipe for success. [More on that below!]
“And these things write we unto you, that your joy may be full” (I John 1:4).
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4. Live to learn
“The more you know, the more you grow.” (common maxim)
5. Live to manifest virtue
Have you read Benjamin Franklin’s autobiography? One good reason it’s worth a read is that you acquire insight into how a great man developed a code to live by as he transitioned from childhood to maturity.
Two signs of maturity are accountability and consistency. He had both. He consistently strived for higher virtue while holding himself accountable to his goals. His thirteen virtues shaped him into the man we know of today. Living to manifest virtue enables you to be the best contributor to this Earth you can be. Go be an example!
6. Live passionately
“Find a passion and explore it. In this cause you will be fulfilled and you will fulfill others.” (S. Valladares)
7. Live inspired
Inspiration is contagious, and leads to action!
8. Live healthily
“Beloved, I wish above all things that thou mayest prosper and be in health, even as thy soul prosperth” (III John 2). God highlights the health and wellness of our body and soul as His no. 1 priority (along with our prosperity); we should too. This comes by a steady diet of Bible mixed with fellowship with other believers. With this level of consistency, how can we go wrong?
9. Live patiently
Good things come to those who take action. But sometimes it takes a little time to see the fruit of your believing action ripen. Ergo, patience is a virtue.
10. Live because the alternative is bleak
Tremendous benefit is had by being who you are; by sharing your gifts; by living your life. Hence, keep showing us all what you’re made of, and enjoy the worthy journey of life – living nobly!
Churchill, Winston. (1908). Winston Churchill Quotes. Retrieved from
McLatchey, M.B. (2015). Primary Sources (4th ed.). United States of America: CreateSpace Publishing.
The Top 10 Ways To Live list by Words To The Power is by no means an exhaustive or step by step list, but it is a normative suggestion. Do you agree with our list? Comment below and share it with others!
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