Being different is often viewed as a negative, but the fact is that being different can help you stand out in the crowd and make you unique. When you are different you decide to choose a path that few others follow, whether this path is chosen out of necessity or because of your desires. Sometimes being different is not a choice, such as an individual with a handicap or someone who has been severely injured. Embracing your differences is what makes you stronger, and this strength can cause others to look up to you,
When you feel lost, when you are not sure if you are focused on the right things in your life, when you are not sure if you are with the right mate, when you are not sure if all what you are doing is worth your time and effort, stop and reconnect with who you are as a person. Take the time to write down your goals, your dreams, your aspirations. Take the time to write down all pros and cons of what you are doing right now. Take the time to listen to what your heart is telling you to do. And take the time to talk to God and see what He has in store for you. The more you realize what your heart desires, the more you feel closer to God and the more connected you are with God the more you feel happier. The more you get a sense of direction and you become clear about what you need to do next to achieve your dreams.
Have you ever wondered why we are all here on earth at the same time, and why you get to meet certain people and others will be strangers until your last breath. Well God allows us to meet the people that lead you to your purpose, even the ones that were trying to drag you down. You are going to ask me how the ones that tried to stop me from my spiritual path are helping me for my purpose. They made you realize how much you want it, how much you are willing to push to get to your dreams, how far you would go to reach them. And the ones that are sent to you to help you, will become like angels in your life, pushing you softly to the right direction, enlightening your path and ,while they are helping you, believe it o r not you are helping them to; to walk in their own path. It becomes a place where we are all angels to each other, helping each other to be directed and to walk in our own spiritual path, but those path are not individual to each other. All of our path is like a spider web, we are all connected to each other, and sometimes we cross each others path and other times they are just parallel to each other. But there is one thing that we all have in common is love. The love that we have for God and the love that we have for each other. And so with that love we can help each other's purpose and make this place that we live in become Paradise full of angels helping each other and loving each other.
When we look at a tree, we overlook how long it took to grow, to become strong, to have leafs, and to be fruitful. Why are we expecting when we start working toward our goals for us to grow fast magically and produce fruits that people would want to eat from. It takes time, it takes a lot of digging first, a lot of dirt work, to plant the seed and than it takes a lot of water, a lot of good food, a lot of nutrition and a lot of sun. If one of those ingredients are missing the tree will not grow strong and standing tall and mighty. So how do you measure if you are growing in a good rhythm not too slow and not too fast. By how you feel. If you feel happy everyday and feel right about what you do toward your goals than you are already successful and you are growing strong. Also, if you see the growth within; meaning you feel each day you have learned something new, or you have become aware of something you were not aware of before..when you see spiritual, emotional, physical, intellectual growth each day in your life, than keep doing what you are doing, you are in the right path and you only need now to be patient. But if you do actions and it doesn't feel right, you feel you are not learning anything knew anymore, you feel like you are stuck in a dead-end, you don't feel happy in the morning, you don't feel any growth, than you need to change your goals, or the direction that you are taking; the steps and actions that you are taking. Always reevaluate what you are doing everyday and see if it's leading you to a growth or to stagnation. May God give you wisdom and lead you to the right path for your happiness, strength and success.
It's easy to complain about our life, about how everything is chaotic around us, about the rise of crimes, homeless and poverty. If each one of us starts looking at the people that are trying to make a difference then we will start seeing good instead of only seeing the bad in this world. The more we see good around us, and we pay attention to someone who is doing a kind gesture, the more we become positive and hopeful about the present and the future. For example, someone opening the door to a mom who is pushing a stroller, or see that driver in front of you giving to a homeless, or reading about a story of a CEO of a company that sold everything to go and help African kids, or a guy buying flowers for his lady. All those small or big actions makes a difference in people's lives. The more our eyes are open, the more we will become inspired, energized and start doing the same.