I googled all the things a person is capable of doing on a Wednesday. This was googles response. “Nothing short of world domination”. It’s about to get real! There are some major benefits to intentionally living a life of significance.
1. You will reaffirm your values- “Acting on what you value will clarify those values and make them a permanent priority in your life.”
2. You will find your voice- I love this one. Who on this planet does not want their voice to be heard in one way or another? Taking action will give you the confidence to speak and live out what you believe.
3. You will develop your character- “Passive people allow their character to be influenced by others. Active people struggle to form and maintain their character. They grow and develop because of that struggle.”
4. You will experience inner fulfillment- Contentment will come as we are doing what we are supposed to be doing. It will be found as we align ourselves with who we are and who we want to become.
As we live our lives intentionally, selfishness leaves us more and more and we start to see the world through other eyes than just our own.
“So instead of just belonging, we participate.”
More than just caring, we start helping. We began to want to make a difference. And as we make that difference, our lives are so incredibly blessed. If you want a better life, become more intentional with your story. As you do, it will take a telescope to see how far you have come. Remember that “Significance is messy, inconvenient, and overwhelming” It is not going to be easy to find that significance.
What you move toward in life will always began to move towards you. What does that mean? The universe will feel you taking action and will bless you because of it. As I have said before, we are 100% the ones that determine the outcome of this thing we call life. We CAN NOT control what goes on around us, but we sure as hell can control how we adjust to it. Almost every single night, I have to go up into my sons room, multiple times, to test, dose, or feed him so that his levels are accurate. Every time I am up there, I apologize to him for disturbing his sleep, and every time his answer is the same; “It’s ok, dad. I understand.” This doesn’t mean that sometimes he doesn’t hate being a diabetic. But my 11 year old has been given a seemingly unfair illness that will be with him for the rest of his life. But yet, he rocks the hell out of it. Rock the hell out of what you have got. Run with who you are currently, and what you want to become. And go out of your way to do it intentionally. Life is good when it is filled with ACTION!.
Huge fan of my 11 year old, Cram