What are your most basic questions? My first question has always been “What’s going on here?” Then “What’s really going on here?” Sometimes not easy questions to answer, but important to whatever comes next.
Don’t you love the maps found in large shopping malls or office complexes? The first thing you see is the circle with the X inside it saying “You are here.”
“Oh,” you say, “This is where I am, so now I know which direction to turn to get to where I want to be.”
Without the knowledge of where you are, you can’t know how close or far away you are from your destination. Just so, it’s important to know where you are in the great scheme of things in life. This question presupposes that you know something about the big picture and something about your destination (destiny).
And within these questions: “Who am I?”
My mother always told me, “Just be yourself, and you’ll be fine.” But who is that self? And how do you find out? [Read more →]
September 10, 2008 4 Comments