Great article and questions that help you dig a little deeper into your purpose. Ultimately, our purpose is joy. Your job is to determine what brings you the most joy in life and to then follow the path that leads in that direction.
Chances are, no matter what your current job is, you have the opportunity to fulfill your calling right now. Many of us think that a “calling” is about a specific job or profession, and sometimes this is true. For instance, most artists – from musicians and writers to wood workers and painters – feel that they are called and well equipped (meaning they have the talent) to do and be that. I have always felt that these people are truly blessed to know exactly what brings joy to their hearts and to be able to then monetize it. For the rest of us “differently” talented individuals, our callings are a bit more elusive and can take us half a lifetime to figure out. It doesn’t have to be this way though.
Our calling, or purpose, unfolds throughout our lives. It even changes depending upon our experiences and the opportunities that we dive into along the way. Our calling evolves just as we do over the course of our lives.
So what if you’re in an ordinary job, surrounded by ordinary people? Read More