Are you investing in your purpose?

“The two most important days in your life are the day you are born and the day you find out why.”

Mark Twain

Some people are blessed to learn the reason why they were born at a relatively young age. For others, it might take years. Given that our time on earth is finite, perhaps the two most important questions you can ever ask yourself are, “Why am I here?” And “What am I going to do about it?”

  • Do you know why you were born?  How much time, effort, and energy are you devoting to answering this “why” question?  If you don’t know, then you aren’t investing enough.
  • Once you have an answer to the first question, the focus changes to; “how much time, effort, and energy are you devoting to living a life fully and completely aligned with your “why?”  If it is less than 100%, you will never be able to live a fulfilled life.  

I can guarantee this. Not one of us was born to go to school, work for forty years, retire, and then die. Those are the transactional elements of life. They are not the reason. All of us were born for a purpose, and we have to figure out what it is. Otherwise, the transactions don’t matter.

A fugitive life…

“He is a true fugitive who flies from reason.”

Marcus Aurelius

What are those things that you know to be true, but that you don’t want, or can’t, admit to yourself? Why is that? Do you have a fear of something in particular? Is there a certain area where you have an unwillingness to face the truth?

When the facts and data are there, but you aren’t willing to face them, you are a creating a false world, a life that is less than it could or should be. You are a fugitive from the truth. That is no way to live…

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