Turn Your “Have Tos” Into “Want Tos”
How to Shift From Obligation to Purpose
Edward Mills | Conscious Life News
When was the last time you did something for the sheer joy of it?
When was the last time you made something for no reason other than the making of it?
When was the last time you went somewhere just because it was there?
If it’s been a while, you may need to reconnect with your Purpose.
Your Purpose can be a powerful presence in your life… but often it is overpowered by the contradictory feeling and vibration of obligation.
I’ve spent a lifetime untangling the two and learning to distinguish between Obligation and Purpose.
I grew up in a family where just about everything was motivated by obligation. My father practiced law for most of his life, a career he very quickly came to hate. But because he felt obligated to provide for his family he never allowed for other options.
And that obligation led to resentment and anger. As I grew, I vowed, mostly unconsciously, that I would NEVER work from of a sense of obligation. I would “find my purpose” and only do work that came from joy and fueled my joy.
That’s what I vowed.
But, as they say… the apple doesn’t fall far from the tree!
So, while I found my “calling” and the work that would eventually bring me joy… it took READ MORE: http://consciouslifenews.com/shift-obligation-purpose/1181918/