I then thought if I tried hard enough, I could find the seeming illusive answer to “What is my Destiny?” I found myself chasing rainbows, believing if I could just find the end, I would my destiny. I spent much of my time ardently searching to fulfill the role and purpose that I was created to explore and express to my world. In my quest, I attended many church services, listened to a variety of teachers, attended various seminars and workshops in the hope that the veil would be opened to reveal my destiny. Like Dorothy in the Wizard of Oz, I diligently sought to find the pair of shoes that I could step into, click together and be in my destiny. Nevertheless time continued to march on and I found myself living life in quiet desperation.
I had to stop taking responsibility for people and the choices they chose to make.
In my experience I had to stop trying to find another pair of shoes. I had to give up the notion that my destiny could be found at the end of some rainbow. I had to give up the illusion that some teacher could qualify, verify, and confirm what my destiny was supposed to look like for me. I had to stop looking outside of myself for my answers. I had to depend on the guidance of a loving God to lead me beside quiet waters where I would find my destiny. I had to trust that the process would reveal to me what I needed to know at the right time. I had to stop taking responsibility for people and their choices. I had to be satisfied walking in my own moccasins while letting other people walk alone in their moccasins. I had to practice live and let live while being accountable to and for my choices. (Please read my post, Who am I?)
Concluded in Part 3 .
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