“When you know that everything matters—that every move counts as much as any other—you will begin living a life of permanent purpose. A life of permanent purpose will make you a better parent, a better spouse and a more valuable friend. Your productivity and financial success will soar to new heights while the old days of uncertainty, doubt, and depression fade into the past.” Andy Andrews
This morning I read this quote for the very first time. It is from the new book:
The Butterfly Effect by Andy Andrews.
Today I am inspired, filled with spirit.
Like many of you, I have long wondered what my purpose in life is. What am I to do or share that could possibly, positively, affect my family, my friends, co-workers and even the world? What special talent do I possess? What gift do I have to share? And then in Andy's few simple words it all became radiantly clear.
Life is my purpose! Every moment, every breath, thought and action are my purpose, my gift. Each equally important for me and those with whom I share this world, for the generations to come.
In just the last 30 minutes, since reading this quote, I have accomplished several mundane tasks, things that normally fulfill my identity of Chief Procrastinator. But that was changed, like turning on a light, instant revelation. Each task was performed with love and thoughts of how it affects my wife and our relationship, how that affects our children, our friends and now you.
You see I almost did not write this 'Rambling'. Doubt was creeping in, as it often does. Should I share and expose my feelings, my thoughts. And now I have my answer.
This, and every choice I make, is my purpose, my Permanent Purpose.
I, for one, will now choose more wisely. For I now know that every choice matters, for all of us.
Here now come the gentle waves from the Butterflies wings, from me to you.
What will be your choice today, tomorrow....?
What will you give to all of us?
What will your purpose mean, to the world?
Tuesday, November 3, 2009
Permanent Purpose: The Butterfly Effect
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