Strength of Purpose
"It is wonderful what strength of purpose and boldness and
energy of will are roused by the assurance
that we are doing our duty."
- Sir Walter Scott
What is our duty, our calling in this world? This is usually found only after great reflection. Sometimes it takes years to determine our true calling. Some of us have a talent for sharing knowledge and passing on information, and we come to the realization that our calling is to teach. Others may realize they have compassion, strong stomachs, and a knack for science, and they go on to work in the medical field. Still others feel most invigorated by creativity and go into the arts. Finding our true calling is paramount because this way, we feel assured and fulfilled every day. If we feel we are spending each day toiling uselessly, time drags on and our existence lacks meaning.
TODAY I WILL SET ASIDE SOME TIME TO PONDER WHAT MY DUTY OR CALLING IN THIS WORLD MIGHT BE. IF I FIND THIS OVERWHELMING, I WILL SIMPLY CHOOSE A DUTY FOR TODAY, AND I WILL WORK AT ACCOMPLISHING IT.