The questions of “What does it all mean?” and “What is my purpose?” are things we ask when we’re not plugged into this very moment. When we’re paying close attention to the project we’re working on, the book we’re enjoying, or the time we’re spending with our loved ones, we’re not searching for meaning; we already have it.
Religion may be defined as a cultural system of designated behaviours and practices where a group or organisation relates human ethics and concepts toward the supernatural or spiritual elements. These concepts can be found in doctrines as Christianity, Islam, Buddhism and other religions.
I thought to myself: It is never too late to be who you were meant to become. You are never too weird, or too quirky. You can never dream too big, or think too big, or try too hard. No matter how big a swing you take, no matter how trite your goals may seem to anybody but you. And if you stay true to yourself, do what you love, talk — and be kind — to everyone, and consistently impress people, doors will open up for you. One day you might find yourself on a stage, in the spotlight, fist in the air, victorious.
No one — not your family, not your boss, not your lover, not your friends, not society — can define your life for you. Only you can. Only you can synthesize what’s around into something that brings you joy, peace, health and prosperity. You do so by finding your deepest truths, then unearthing your root pathology and sandblasting it so you can eliminate what holds you back from living your truth.
I am old enough to realise that people in general lie about their achievements, plans, confidence, relationships and happiness. They offer up advice often just to make themselves feel better. Perhaps like I am doing now. Though I say this only to remind myself of these things also — To remi…