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Finding Our True Selves

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Finding our True selves

Finding our true selves

Finding our true selves is to find the meaningful purpose of who we were meant to be ...

When one looks at themselves and all the stress and hectic lifestyle that we face today, it is no wonder why so many persons turn to alcohol, drugs, and illicit sex as a means of escape and finding happiness...

Some become so depressed that the only means of escape is suicide...

What a shame it is; That with all the digital explosion we still have so much more stress than when we did things the old-fashion way... Yes, digital technology is good but only if we can afford them...

The only way one can escape the madness around is by finding what really makes them happy... If all of us can do the things that really make us happy life would be paradise!!!!!!!!!!!!

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What is Our True Purpose In Life

Life, as we know, is one that can beautiful now and gloomy next... It is full of surprises in between... Sometimes the challenges thrown at us come from unexpected places... places we least expect in our lives...

We as humans all are born with some gift, a Gift that can remain hidden and never reach the world...We all have the same expectation from life, we all search for that inner peace, that which will take us to the next level... We all want the comforts that the world has to offer, but do we all ever get it, or just a minority few?

Ever since creation man has been searching for that paradise, that perfect place where everything is tailor-made... Up until now, they have never found it, what they found is a mix of good and bad, joy and sorrow, pain, and suffering...

We have our limitations as humans, some of us believe we are perfect and that our standards are beyond others, they expect those around them to be at their level... One thing we mustn't forget is that only God is perfect...

Every other been has its limit to Intelligence, wealth, happiness, and good health... Our knowledge is like a grain of sand in God's sight... So no one should boast of his or her intelligence... what is discovered today is old tomorrow...

We have for too long been in the habit of trying to please others, doing what they want us to do instead of doing what we really desire to do... Somewhere along the line, we lost that person we used to be...

Remember we were kids the dreams, desires, and aspirations we had and how we worked towards achieving them, yet when we become adults we forgot those very things and we start to please others...

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What is our real purpose?

The real purpose we somehow forgot, we ask the right questions but never about ourselves but about others...That real purpose is the one God sent you for... In most cases, we deny that inner voice; we tried to block it out by doing the things that bring us more harm than good...

The task we do is pleasing everyone but ourselves... The time we make is just to switch jobs or go visit a friend or help a college out... I am not saying it is not right... Doing service to others is part of our "karma"... But doing ourselves what really gives us that joy is what matters...

Life is about finding that right balance, finding that which makes our day one filled with hope peace, and joy... Hope, that it is a glorious day, the peace that it isn't one of anger and mishaps, Joy, that at the end we are filled with happiness at the achievements we have made or done...

How much time have spent on our true self... How much effort have we given ourselves to doing what is our true calling in life??

Many persons who are stressed out and depressed will tell you they haven't found that inner peace, That they were wrapped up pleasing others, that their marriage failed, their family disintegrated, they lost that friendly outlook... Most of all they give up on their dream...

Some persons find their true calling well into their senior years, others never... Most just go with the flow... But no matter what, that inner watchman will wake up and prick you, with unfulfilled feelings, you will have feelings of longing, feelings that make you feel empty no matter what...

Do you know that sometimes it takes a tragedy in one's life to find one true purpose? Yes, it is true... Many great writers, a scientist will tell you of that moment of truth when it dawned upon them... Sometimes in a moment of despair, we suddenly hit upon an idea or formula that later becomes the real purpose of life and living...

One's purpose is not measured by how much you have done, but by who much you have achieved in terms of making the best of life for yourself... doing what really matters to you!!!

There are 4 components to find our true selves...

(1)Our purpose

(2) Who am I

(3) Where am I

(4) What have I achieved?

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Who Am I ???

Who am I??

This is the question of time and time in our life we keep asking ourselves when calamity or mishaps strike...

Why is it that only when something happens, we tend to question ourselves? We don't do it otherwise, no! because we don't see the need... Most of the time we are wrapped up in our own world, doing all manner of things either good or bad who cares... But the minute something happens we jump-start...

We blame God, not ourselves because we still in denial thinking ourselves perfect...Also o we look to put blame on others when the fault is really us...

Many times we see our shadow in the mirror, but do we see us?? Do we recognize that person looking back at us; no, we just see a shadow of what used to be us...

Analyze who we are, where we are, and we are headed... Ask yourself who have you become? Don't just look at yourself every day in the mirror, that's just your outer reflection... Look at the inner reflection; one known only to you... one that is really you, not the mask that you put on every day...

Every day we put on a mask of forced happiness... we stand and practice for several minutes the kind of facial expression we want the world to see, not the bleeding heart (sad face)... Unless we are not internally happy our real joy will never come... the minute we are alone our sorrow will return...

One mustn't forget that our eyes are our greatest expressive asset, one you can't fake... It speaks volumes for our true self...

So the big question of who am I? is simply taking a look at your true self and figure who you really want to be??

It is only when you figure out who you am; it's only then you can truly find real joy in anything!!!!


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Where am I???

Where am I? may sound funny to some as to what?

Yes, it not about the place you are in, or the place you want to go, but about where you are in life?

In life, we all come to that place where tend to question ourselves as to exactly where we are as a person, how do we fit into the spectrum of real-life...

Most of the time we go through our paces of life just because it is routine and has to do it because of our job, family, etc... We put on a mask as though we are happy, we smile, but inside our real wants and feelings are dying...

Our real desires are what matters for our wellbeing...

We as humans ourselves matter first, God second, and the rest to follow... If we let go of ourselves then life becomes meaningless... the value we place on other things far outweigh our own happiness... We give credence to everything but ourselves...

Are you at the place you want at this juncture in your life? Only you can answer that question!!!

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What have I Achieved ??

What have I achieved is a question that many should ask themselves... Let us reexamine our purpose in life...

Our purpose is to do God's will, the things he sets out for us in the beginning...Many times we stray from our real purpose (Goal) and follow peer pressure and end going on the wrong path... As some say you miss the right bus...

The path you take is your choice, it is in your hand, you have control over the lever; no one can make you do what you want to do...

For most the Goal, aspirations, and all the right things, we make internal vows to keep, and to do... In the end, we forget even how to smile... We get caught up in the reality of life that our dreams and desires seem like a distant "sound of thunder"...

Before we know it, we are well into our middle or senior years; suddenly we are jolted back to the past... Maybe something tragic or something good refreshes your mind... A book, or movie, or better yet something a friend said...

Now we began to take a harder look at our lives... It is not that over the years we hadn't done so... But not in an in-depth way... Now we take stock as to where we are, where we came from, and what have we achieved along the way; it is processing your entire self all over again...

We now come to understand our true purpose in life... Who we are, who we were meant to be, and analyze whether we have achieved our true potential, (purpose)...

After forty (40) many of us become more settled, peaceful, and we tend to focus more on doing what we really wanted to do... Some do it at thirty-five (35)... though is only a rare few...

As we go through the stages of life we must reexamine ourselves and set new goals... the Goals of our youth may not be right for you at forty or fifty depending on your health, state of mind, and economy...

Life is not static, if it were we would have become bored, but as it is, there are always new challenges, new excitement to keep the momentous alive... Age is no barrier to doing anything...

Coming back to the topic" What have I Achieved?? It only by self- analyses that we can truly know how much we achieved and if our achievement is truly worth the time and effort we put in... Take your job,(example) you may be burning that extra energy, yet when it is promotion time you are over-looked for someone who spends less time doing what you have done...

Achievements are measured by accomplishments... Yes in any field, area it is measured by what you have done... History has proven it...

I am not saying that it has to standard, but every little deed that you do and you feel satisfied is your accomplishment!!!!