“I can’t seem to discover why I’m on the planet. What is my purpose here? I know there’s something I’m supposed to be doing, but I don’t know how to find out what it is. I don’t seem to be passionate about anything.”
Over the years, I have asked these questions and made these statements at least a million times. And, if you are reading this, I'm sure you have too.
Discovering our passion and purpose is vital to our joy and well-being. The problem is that many people have lost touch with any sense of their passion and purpose and have no idea how to access this information.
The blueprint for this information lies within our core Self, our essence, the true Self that is often buried during our early years. If our true Self was not seen and validated by our parents, teachers, or other caregivers, it is likely to have gone underground. The self many of know as our “self” is generally our wounded self, our ego, the self we created to get love and avoid pain. Our wounded self has within it all of our fears and false beliefs, and does not have access to what is true for us.
How, then, do we discover our passion and purpose if the blueprint for this information is long buried? The good news is that while it is buried, it is not lost. Anyone can reclaim this information if you are willing to do the inner work of healing your wounded self. It is so important for us to gradually heal our fears and false, limiting beliefs to the point where our true Self comes peeking out. This is the vital, alive aspect of ourselves, the aspect of us that just wants to joyfully express ourselves in the world. As you allow this aspect to emerge, you will gradually discover what truly brings you joy.
Our soul has a deep desire for us to express yourself in ways that brings us joy and fulfillment. It is our job to discover what that is and to bring it about. And, we must be willing to do the work.