I was inspired to write a very short and ‘simple’ blog post today.
The more I chat with my thirty-something pals, the more I wonder if any of us really know who we are.
Are we reaching our goals? Are we even setting goals? Are we evolving into the women we want to be? Do we even care?
How disconnected from ourselves – from life – are we?
So I pose these ‘simple’ life questions to you all.
- Who are you?
- What do you want in life?
Sure, this seems simple and straight-forward.
But for that first ‘simple’ question, did you answer with labels such as “mother, wife, daughter,” or “teacher, stay-at-home mom, writer,” and so on?
Have you ever thought that you’re more than just your marital status or job? Way more? What are your unique skills and talents? What is your level of self-awareness?
Who are you, really?
Are you connected with the woman you are? Have you made peace with your past and honored your journey? Have you forgiven yourself and become the loving woman you want to be?
Did you ever stop to consider that you are a miracle? You know, just like your own babies are miracles?! Have you considered that you are a soul having a human experience on the planet? If so, how is that working out for you so far?
And in response to the second ‘simple’ question, did you answer things like “happiness, love, health, wealth” and so on?
Have you ever stopped to consider how you are going to acquire those positive things in your life?
Have you been accustomed to getting things handed to you? Have you ever considered that in order to create the life of your dreams, you will have to envision it, set goals, and work for it?
Or maybe you’ve never even given ‘what you want’ much thought? Maybe you’re simply used to ‘going through the motions’ of life?
The above questions seem ‘simple,’ but were you able to answer them with certainty, pride, truth and with a sense of accomplishment?
Please share your answers in the comments. I hope to write a follow-up story with your thoughts/ideas.