What are our unique gifts?
Are there things that we do better than anyone else?
Maybe there is just one thing.
This is the thing that we are supposed to do.
Young people are often told to follow their passion.
While it is certainly important to bring passion to our work, I think that this puts the cart before the horse.
We must first try and discern our unique talents before infusing those talents with passion.
In grade school, some of us were given aptitude tests.
An aptitude test is a rudimentary measuring of traits that we have which are then translated into the job that we are supposed to have.
My aptitude test said that I was to be a janitor, which was strange because I was (and am) generally loathe to engage in physical labor.
We are not talking about an aptitude test.
Today, wherever we are in life, we need to discern what we were meant to do.
It may be late in the game, but as long as we are breathing, it is certainly not too late.
Not too late to make a change.
Not too late to shift our focus.
Not too late to change our realities.
This is true for each and every one of us.
We choose to be the people that we are. We choose to live our lives a certain way.
What do we choose today?