I’ve read a lot of books and articles by various authors and spiritualists trying to figure out my purpose. I’ve heard a lot of talk about what I need to ‘do’ in order to find my most authentic life. If I fail to do this, I won’t ever reach my potential. That is not a comforting thought.
While I don’t have all the answers to true purpose, I have a different way to look at it.
True purpose means expressing love.
The hard part is being able to express love in all circumstances.
I am my truest self when I am able to connect to the Love Within. The more I do this, the more I’m able to carry the Love Within to the world without.
I’m not very good at it.
In fact, I am easily distracted. I often bump up against my own story of how my life’s purpose should be something more. More meaningful, more impactful, more lucrative….
Sometimes, I get so mired down in the more, more, more, I forget that I am Love, Love, Love.
You don’t have to change your outward life at all to be purposeful. You only have to change your inner story by setting its frequency to Love. This way when life’s challenges appear, you will be drawn to find the silver linings that are always there a touch below our personal self’s perception.
Love can always be felt. I am learning this. It is a very slow process. One in which I have to turn my pain into opportunity. I am learning to be a compassionate witness to all that arises within and around me. It is through this lens of compassion that a tiny sphere of peace appears. Even though nothing outwardly changes, this little peace is comforting in and of itself. Some days, it’s all I have to get me through.
It’s enough. It has always been enough.