The happiest and most fulfilled people in this world have purpose in their life. They get out of bed every morning and they are excited about life because it has deep meaning for them. Their life has a mission statement—an underlying message that serves as the purpose for their life and what they’re aspiring to bring into the world. When we don’t feel our lives have purpose, our lives feel meaningless.
Okay. I’m going to fill you in on the spiritual mantra that I live by: “Follow the whispers of the Universe. For they will lead you to your future.” Some hyper-realists and pragmatic people will roll their eyes at such a statement. But this is what I believe. While a religious person will call it “God”, a spiritual person will call it the “Universe”. Essentially the same thing.
It’s all based on authenticity and alignment. The happiest and most joyful people are living lives that are authentically their own. Their souls are unbound. Free. Liberated. Empowered. Fully-Formed. They’re living life on their own terms. The way that God intended them to live.
We all have unique callings in this life. Callings of the “soul”. They’re things that make us feel alive and light us up. They’re things that make us feel like ourselves. They make us feel that we are unique, special, and have something to offer.
The question is: Do we follow the whispers of the Universe? Do we answer the call of our soul?
When we answer the calls and follow the whispers, they lead us towards a more authentic and aligned life. In all facets of our life—friendships, career choices, lifestyle changes, romantic relationships. We all have a voice inside of ourselves that is directing us towards certain things, while directing us away from other things. Our ability to accurately summon that voice and follow it is what determines how free and happy we can become.
What happens is people ignore these calls from their soul. They stay in a bad relationship because having someone is better than having nobody. They work a job they hate because it’s safe. They continue to live in such a way that makes them miserable because they’re scared to make a big change in their life. So they ignore the call of their soul. In turn, bounding and imprisoning their souls to chains of conformity and unhappiness. They shut off their soul and live such a life that dims the light they need to shine on the world.
But when we answer the call of the soul…
When we break out of that toxic relationship…
When we quit that job we hate and take the risk of chasing something we’re passionate about…
When we get rid of friends that are holding us back and find new friends who support our dreams…
When we quit bad habits and develop new ones that enrich our lives…
We get closer to divinity within ourselves and allow our souls to live to their greatest capabilities.
We align ourselves with our truth. The more honest of a life we live for ourselves, the best chance we have to achieve greatness, build a legacy, and find real purpose in our lives.
So if you’re unhappy…ask yourself if you’re following and listening to the call of your soul? Are you living from your soul? Living from your heart?
The happiest people in this world have answered the call of their soul. They have followed its whisper until it became a full-on fucking scream. It’s just up to you if you have enough faith in the power of the direction it’s leading you.
What I can promise you is that by following its call you will find a life that is uniquely yours. Not a life that was expected of you or set out for you by someone else. One that was set up by you. By who you are with all the gifts and talents you were given.
Purpose arrives when you find the light inside of yourself—inside your soul—and you have the courage to shine its light on the world.
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