Maybe itâ€™s fair to say that if you donâ€™t know your purpose in life, you wonâ€™t be spending much time working on it. A perfect example is our Dominican youth today. I canâ€™t help to ask myself, if they donâ€™t know their purpose in life what will they end up doing with all extra time on their hands. Itâ€™s obvious theyâ€™re not spending that time working on their needs or the needs of other people and their purpose.
If you donâ€™t know your purpose, the limit of the work you do for yourself will be wedged at the level of need, which at best usually grows into greed. Again I canâ€™t help to stress on how most of our youths in Dominica and 9 out off 10-times find themselves in this situation. Not particularly fulfilling spending your whole life this way.
On the other hand, when you know your purpose and live it consciously each day, youâ€™re free. No one else owns you. Whether you run your own business or work for someone else, you always see yourself as self-employed. You lead your own life, and although others may hold authority over you in some situations, you focus on what you can control and donâ€™t whine about what you canâ€™t, and in so doing, your influence expands to the point that you become a leader no matter what your formal position. Your leadership comes from knowing your purpose.
To break free of working on your ownersâ€™ goals, you have to know your own purpose. And this means you have to empty your head of all your ownersâ€™ thoughts and conditioning and get deep down, where your thoughts are clear and calm, where you once again remember who you really are.