Dr Naomi Stephan says “You have a calling which exists only for you and which only you can fulfil.”
We are, each and every one of us, governed by our beliefs. Whether that belief system was implemented by our family or whether it is one that has been chosen and designed by ourselves, matters very little in the long run. The fact and reality of the matter is our actions (and indeed our inactions), the way we think and what we do with our lives, is governed by our belief system.
It is my belief that we are all here on this planet, sharing this journey with the billions of other people all around us, for a specific reason and that that specific reason is our life purpose.
Now, I know that many will disagree with me and then of course there are those who will insist on embarking on a negative journey, one that is full of anger and destruction or hatred and hurt. That is their choice and I have no doubt that they will reap their just deserts one way or another.
I am filled with a feeling of hope that we all will find our true calling, the only one that we, as the unique individuals that we are, can fulfil.
I am full of a sense of anticipation when I look around and see all the opportunities. The journeys and the projects that we have already started or that wait patiently for us to start.
I am engulfed with a sense of wonder at the realization of what my purpose is and that of my own personal calling and I do understand that it is something that only I can do, and I think I’m ready, hell – I hope I am ready to take it on and meet the challenge. Actually, if the truth be told, I can’t wait to get started! I am chomping at the bit, straining against the inactivity, frustrated at the fact that I have to wait, for a little while in any event, while everyone rests over the holiday periods or because they are busy with something else and I know that perhaps I should also be resting so that I am fit and able to take on the huge task ahead of me. But the reality is that I cannot wait, I am eager to start – I want to see where the journey takes me!
The feeling for me is akin to what I feel when we are about to get an electrical storm. I can sense it, I can smell it, I can feel it and I know that pretty soon I will see it too. It’s exciting, it’s really scary and I am almost breathless with the anticipation of what is to come and the profound effect that I know it will have on my life. My senses are all ‘a tingle’ and I am intoxicated with the delicious expectancy of what is about to happen.
So perhaps this missive is a warning to all who know me, a warning that this year will see me like I have never been seen before. The words at the end of my e-mail of “Lead, follow or get out of the way” will never be truer and I challenge you all, to take the opportunities, seize the day and live every moment with every fibre of your being and then step back – step back and watch what happens!