Welcome back. I am glad you decided to stop by to visit with me. Isn’t remarkable how much of who we are cries out to be heard. I am not talking about attention seeking, but to know our lives are contributing to / for the higher good. I know that I have had a gnawing desire to contribute out of my being all of my life. In this pursuit, I sought academic training in geology, physical education/recreation, nursing, emergency medicine, theology, codependency, adult children of alcoholics, dysfunctional families, family systems theory and in rehabilitation counseling. I have worked in each of these fields, as well as within the cemetery and funeral industries, but something was missing. I had not found my place in life. And then…the door opened.
Sometimes standing in the hall while waiting for another door to open can seem like an eternity.
Life is a process, not a destination. Seek after that which makes you smile and puts wind under your wings. Pursue your bliss because you are remarkable.
The desire for freedom – being able to do and be all that one can be – often leads each person to pursue his or her dreams. What they value becomes the focus. Pursuing freedom is the triumph of the human spirit. In reality, the inner voice of each person cries out to be distinctly heard as days and weeks pass.
In that struggle to be free, various paths may be walked. Some of those paths can be filled with deceptive distractions that seek to dissuade my freedom. Enslavement occurs when I allow my true self to be stymied by voices that seem to echo off the walls of life: “go along to get along” and “do not seek your own creativity, but adapt to what those around you believe will set you free.” At these times, I need to encourage myself to stay committed to my dreams and what I believe is God’s will for me.
My challenge is to stay focused on a course that will cultivate my creative energy. As I walk toward the light of the spirit, I emulate who God created me to be. This path reveals a new vibrancy for living. Although I may only see as in a mirror dimly, the shutters of my soul are opening. My life paints as with a new color and a new splendor. The tapestry of my life becomes evident. The lens of my soul distinctly recognizes that which is being created. I stand in awe and wonder because I continue to pursue freedom.
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