Are you clear about your purpose in life? Do you have a vision?
Seeing the future we want is part of human genius.
All things are created twice. We create them first in our minds, and then we work to bring them into physical existence. By taking control of our own first creation, we can write or re-write our own life scripts, thus taking some control and responsibility for the outcome.
So, you need to ask yourself: what would the future look like if you attained what you set out to achieve in full? Here it is recommended that you let your imagination run riot; write it all down in gorgeous 3-D technicolor detail, as elaborate as you like.
We call this the “Future Perfect” (a grammar expression, meaning “will have happened”). But here it’s just a pun, meaning how to have the perfect or optimum future. You need to be able to conjure it up into words and images.
It should excite you, even thrill you, to contemplate it. In fact we can go further and say if your future perfect visualization doesn’t enervate you in this way, there is something wrong. Either your purposes and goals are confused, or your future perfect doesn’t really relate to them properly. In other words it isn’t “perfect” and you should get it corrected.
There is nothing worse in life than to waste time on something that doesn’t give you energy and commitment. Living your purpose should make you feel glad to be alive and full of vigor and determination, every day. This is practically religious in intensity, never mind mere fame and fortune! Continue reading