I have been giving a lot of thought lately to my vocational purpose or calling.
I can’t help but believe that everyone has a niche or place that they may be of service and that pursuit of said path will lead to great joy.
I also believe that people who pursue money are not going to find joy.
I believe that I might be wrong in a few cases. But not in most.
I know that pursuing anything other than joy is a distraction. I fail to do so everyday when I exhibit the exclusively human trait of worry. “What if this? What if that?” Blah blah blah. Those ‘what-if’s virtually never come to pass. So I expend great amounts of energy for no reason. And I cause myself pain in the process. Hmm…
How may I save myself the time and trouble? That’s a toughie. Have faith? Relax? Don’t be so hard on myself? Duh! Of course! Why didn’t I think of that?!
Oh wait. I totally thought of it. Many times. But 1) those are fairly broad, subtle things and putting them in to practice in a concrete manner can be confusing and difficult and 2) it’s easy to forget and revert to old habits such as worry, fear and anxiety.
So… How do we solve these issues 1) concretely and 2) memorably?
Shit what do I know? I’m just a game show loser.