Former Presidential Candidate Carly Fiorina: ‘God Wants You to Have a Path, Not a Plan’

by | Mar 22, 2019 | Purpose & Identity

The one time former Hewlett-Packard CEO Carly Fiorina devised a plan for her life, it failed miserably. And she isn’t talking about her 2016 presidential run.

“The only plan I ever had was to be a lawyer,” she says. “And that didn’t work well. I dropped out of law school.”

Instead, Fiorina followed a path she says God laid out for her, a path that took her to the top of the business world. That path—and her faith in Jesus Christ—helped her endure breast cancer and a double mastectomy in 2009 as well as the death of her stepdaughter, who battled chemical dependency issues.

Most people think they need a plan for their life,” Fiorina told Dr. Steve Greene on a recent episode of “Greenelines” on the Charisma Podcast Network. Instead of focusing on a specific destination, however, she offers a better way.

“What I’ve learned is if you can stay on a path, a path of personal behavior, a path of seeing the possibilities in the people and circumstances around you, a path of looking to solve problems and a path to change the order of things for the better, opportunity will knock for you and God will direct that path. Opportunity always knocks.

“If you are on a path instead of a plan, then when opportunity does knock you can have the courage to walk through the door instead of saying no.”

To learn more about Carly Fiorina’s life of faith and how following God’s path can help you, listen to the podcast below.

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