Just came off an incredible Memorial Day with family and friends. Just wanted to give some major love and respect to all those warriors (soldiers) that have fought for our amazing country. And thank you to all their families that supported them as well. America is already oh so great because of all of you.
Today, we continue to talk about the 3 questions you can ask yourself to better understand your why.
2. What do you sing about? “What always makes you happy? What puts a bounce in your step? What makes you jump for joy or spontaneously jump into song?” I do all the above when I see my children succeed. We fight hard to teach them correct principles, and quite often, it does not seem like they are learning any of them. But every blind squirrel catches a nut sometimes, and the kids do something great. They share a toy, they say “I love you”, they ask a crying child if they need help, they make a basket at their game, they say a heartfelt prayer. Joy comes to my soul when they do something that shows me they are actually listening.
I also receive much joy when a 20 year old boy or girl leave their families, their fun for the summer, and many other things to go do one of the hardest jobs in the world in knocking doors. They claw, scratch, and fight for their first few sales. They think about quitting about 60 times. It’s hot, and several people slam the door in their face and treat them like crap. But yet, they keep fighting. But yet, they keep putting one foot in front of the other. They fall, but yet, they don’t quit. And then, they start to see success, and their whole life starts to change. To me, those young men and women are true heroes. And their stories are what get me up in the morning.
So what is it that feeds your soul? I am not asking what entertains you. I am asking what it is that truly gets you up in the morning. The kind of thing you would do for free, just because. That is called your purpose. No amount of money in this world can bring you more happiness than living your purpose every day. I watched hundreds of thousands of people over the course of two years in Brazil, that had virtually nothing, live the most joyful lives. Why? They knew their purpose, no matter how big or small, and they rocked the hell out of it. And life was so incredibly good because of it.
Getting up for the right things, Cram