There are many things that divide us. Be it political, religion, sexuality…we all still ask the SAME questions. What should I do with my life? Should I stay or should I go? How can I be more disciplined? What is my purpose? What career path is best suited for the lifestyle I desire? What will my parents think? What will my children think? What will THEY think? No matter your level of education, life experiences or bank balance excuses you from these “life questions.“
How can I find the answers to these questions? Text a friend? The worldwide web? You’ll find someone with the answers you seek. Not just one answer but an array of answers. Or should I say opinions based on their level of knowledge/experiences. I want to emphasize…their level of knowledge/experience. Looking for guidance is a good thing. It means you want to be better, you want more. Talking things through with another person opens up our mind to different possibilities. I’m someone who thinks I’m right most of the time, haha. Talking with others while being open-minded reminds me that’s not always the case. It’s a good thing, helps me stay humble and grounded.
In my search for these answers I always keep a filter on. Their truth will not always be my truth. The same goes for you. Be discerning. After all, it’s your life! Pretty important stuff.
Lets talk about “Gurus.” I wholeheartedly believe we are our own gurus. Do I admire certain individuals? Yes. But they are not the end all be all in regards to how I make choices in my life. We have similar experiences but it’s not exact. We have similar traits but no two individuals are 100% identical.
I don’t know your connection with the spiritual world. Or even how connected you are with your internal self. But I do know we’re all searching for meaning. Some sort of purpose.
There have been times in my life where I’ve felt so lost, overwhelmed with despair. Have you ever felt this way? It hurts doesn’t it? We’ll do just about anything for relief. Some of us will self medicate and hope the feeling will pass. If you’re like me, you’ll go on a rampage trying to understand what went wrong. Spend countless hours thinking/searching for answers. I keep 30 browser tabs open on my phone 80% of the time. I never thought anything of it until my son needed to do a search on my phone and said, “why the heck do you have 30 tabs open? What’s wrong with you? ” I looked at him like, what the heck is wrong with that?! I like to have my answers handy to refer back to 🤷🏻♀️
Shitty things happen for a reason. The people who appear in your life and walk out of your life serve a purpose. Heartbreak, death…they all serve some sort of purpose. We’re here on earth intertwined with so many other souls. So many things to learn. We’re like an unfinished clay pot. Forever in the soft clay stage. Life keeps molding us but the firing process is never completed. As your searching for answers, for help…take what resonates with you but always check in with yourself. You may need to make the wrong decision in order to make the right one in the future. Don’t judge your process. And remember, you already have the answers. Just allow yourself some room to breath. Be open, be patient and listen.