Pretend that you are Michelangelo, and you find yourself standing before a block of hand-selected, but rough-cut, marble. As you begin to chip away the stone, think about what your David or vision of inspired creativity will look like.
What is it that must be chipped away?
What is the tool, or tools, you will be using?
How often are you working on your statue?
Who comes to visit you while you are working?
What do they say as they see you at work?
What would you like them to say?
What could keep you from completing the statue?
What else might keep you from completing it?
How long are you willing to work on the statue?
How are you feeling while you are working on it?
How do you stay focused on its creation?
What kind of support do you need to finish it?
Sometimes holding a mission or vision for a really long time without releasing it can feel like a heavy weight to carry forward. Unless we lay it down and park our vision for a season, we in fact are carrying...
When we think about the sheer exhaustion that many people are feeling on a daily basis we have to stop and think about who needs us and how is my mission and purpose essential in the world right now.
Some need rest.
Some need wholeheartedness.
Some need a tribe.
Some need to refine and define their calling.
From a Path participant from the May Path 2020 Series:
One thing is for certain. There are no quick fixes. This is why personal mission is so important. It is the guide, glue, and grace needed to stay the course and foster resilience in your purpose and those who need what you bring to the world.
Today we close the July Path Course...