In my last blog post – PURPOSE: The Challenge Of A Life Without Purpose, I shared how challenging life can be without purpose and added how maximizing our potential is a major key to discovering our purpose. So today I want to build on that thought.
“The future belongs to those who see opportunities before they become obvious.”
It was Helen Keller who said, “The only thing worse than being blind is having sight but no vision.” Helen Keller was blind but she has contributed to humanity a lot more than many with seeing eyes ever could. What did she possess that others didn’t?Continue reading “PURPOSE – The Power of Vision”
Life sometimes can feel like racing on a treadmill; a lot of energy is expended and at a great speed too, but no progress is made and no change is seen either. The walls we see around us are the same with each passing minute and that can impact our sanity in ways no psychiatrist can explain.
That is how a life without purpose feels like; like running a race of a thousand miles with no finish line ahead. Purpose is not about the many activities we engage in or the amount of energy we expend per day, neither is it dependent on the speed of our lives; “Oh, everything is happening so fast”, we say. But more often than not, we’re on a fast track to nowhere.
Most times we mistake purpose for the ROLES we play in life: father, mother, and provider etc. but without an aim to all these, it will simply be an exercise in futility. In ignorance we jump into the treadmill of society and try our best to increase the speed of our every activity, Continue reading “PURPOSE: The Challenge of a Life Without Purpose”