Maybe It’s Not About The Purpose Driven Life

What if the purpose driven life, the idea that we need to have some enormous impact – which is often rewarded and approved from some external source – is actually creating more fear, anxiety and stagnation in us. What if waiting, and being open and relaxed, actually provides enough space for the world to freely offer itself to us – with moments and opportunities that are actually meant for us. What if in order to pay attention and be fully present, we need to stop “doing”. What if the best parts of being alive are the moments we can’t plan or be prepared for. 

“What would be the most interesting thing you could do this year if you did not believe your life had to have a purpose?” – Elizabeth Gilbert 

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