IT’S WHO WE ARE THAT MAKES US GREAT
For many years, I searched for my purpose thinking I was going to find it outside of myself and some epiphany was going to hit me.
I thought other people would be able to show me my purpose, and I used to expect that my job would show me, or maybe I just needed one more spiritual retreat, and I would finally know my purpose. I felt lost because work was not fulfilling. When I was a little girl I already questioned the meaning of life. Maybe because I spent so much time alone; being an only child I made up my play-world, and I could be the heroine if I wanted to. As I grew older and career was on my mind, I felt the same pressure as many young people feel, to make something of ourselves. Funny enough that pressure didn’t come from my parents, quite the opposite. My dad would always tell me that it is our humanity that makes us great. But I wanted to do something that mattered. I had to find a purpose with impact…
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Originally published on April 25, 2023 at JeanetteBronee.com.