What is the meaning and purpose of Life? Not just your individual life, but all of it? Is there some grand design or direction to it? Have you ever thought about these questions? They are important ones because your individual life purpose is woven into the ultimate life purpose... of all of creation.
The better you can understand purpose and meaning on the grand cosmic scale, the better you will understand your own individual life purpose. We are a part of the Universe. That cosmic scale includes you and me.
Feeling a lack of purpose, direction and motivation is not unusual. Many people experience it. But few people have really tried to face it head on, openly and honestly. Without become conscious of your life purpose... you will be living a half-life; mostly driven by your unconscious patterns and karma.
I have experienced this in my life. As a teenager I felt highly disconnected from what everyone else told me was the goals of life. As I grew up that feeling didn't become satisfied by my graduation or my entry into young adulthood. I found it difficult to feel interested and connected to living a material life and pursuing "success."
That was because my life purpose was (and is) different from that goal that society tried to push on me. It took me a long time reflecting, exploring and really questioning myself to come to even some clues about my life purpose. "Why am I here? What is meant for me in this life? What is my purpose?"
These questions would occupy my mind and bring me deep frustration.
But I persevered and eventually started to understand. Our life purpose is very personal and unique. Each individual has chosen their lessons and spiritual assignments for their lifetime. The more we are conscious of it and live in alignment with it - the greater fulfillment we feel. Even if it is hard, challenging and difficult.
Do you want to learn more about uncovering and being more conscious about your life purpose? Stay tuned for the next few articles as I share my own experiences and advice on the topic.
Interested in my life purpose workshop? You can find it at my online school.
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