Each passing day, we learn something new. Through my venture of self-development, I’ve taken on many books and have learned many new things. Mind you I am a 29 year women who has finally discovered what life is really about. I’m sure many of you are in the same boat, or at least have experienced this in some time in your life.
We’re taught pretty basic things growing up. You know…family…education…hard work. I don’t really remember lessons regarding the heart, inspirations, or your calling. A book I read called The Alchemist would refer to it as our “Personal Legend.”
At a very late age, at least in my mind, I’ve learned that my life can exceed beyond the “average” notion on how life should be. What’s disappointing is all the time wasted. There were times when I should have been at the library instead of watching TV. Going to school and not really listening. Hanging out with friends while I should have been living life, not sitting around doing nothing. I guess that’s what they mean by growing up. You wish you knew then, what you know now. In a way, I supposed that’s how things were meant to be. Every experience becomes a little bit of you that keep forming until….well I guess till you die. We as humans always evolve. There is not a limit to that. Right now I believe I am in a chapter of my life that has me opening my eyes for the first time again.
Nature in itself is life. I know now that nothing is more beautiful than seeing sunlight reflect off the blue waters. As a teenager, things of that nature seemed so insignificant. Growing into adult hood…though I saw the beauty, I was too wrapped up in school, work and then some more work.
Having a child earlier than I planned may have driven my mindset into focusing on work so I could provide a good life. I was taught that hard work will get you to where you desire to be. That is very true, but I regret missing the other things that life had to offer in the process. I was unable to let in things the universe was giving. They say nothing comes free, well, what the universe has to offer can never be tagged with a dollar sign. You will never have enough money in the world that would be more valuable. Point being, I’ve opened my heart and mind to greater things.
I was watching a YouTube video regarding a company I was looking into. This video, this person changed my life. He told me to get “The Secret,” a DVD. He said it would completely alter my way of thinking, and guess what? It has. But, I believe not everyone would benefit from it the way I did. I was soul-searching, I was searching to find my “Personal Legend.” Therefore with an open mind and a lot of doubt as well, I became one with this documentary. I listened with my heart, and that fed my mind. My soul felt alive again. I, in body and mind, shifted to a new level of awareness. It was so powerful, life transforming.
Life is a journey, who knows where it’s going to take us. I am thankful for being given the gift of inspiration. I am excited to have realized that I have a calling, that I am meant for greater things. I don’t know what you are going to get from this rant of my new-found awareness, but if it makes you think, even for a minute of where you are in life, and reminds you of the dreams you once had, then I’ am very grateful to have taken the time to share my story with you.