What do you have that you’ve been given? Talent, background, education, freedom, networks, opportunities, wealth, ideas, creativity?
What are you doing with what you’ve been given? That, to me, is the primary question about life. That, to me, is what being purpose-driven is all about.
What am I wired to do?
Why would God wire you to do something and then not have you do it?
If you’re wired to be an anthropologist, you’ll be an anthropologist. If you’re wired to be a spoken word artist, you’ll be a spoken word artist. If you’re wired to make deals, you make deals. If you’re wired to sing, you sing.
I think the best definition of happiness, according to the Buddhist view, is that well-being is not just a mere pleasurable sensation. It is a deep sense of serenity and fulfilment, a state that actually pervades and underlies all emotional states, and all the joys and sorrows that can come one’s way……hence the message today is to discover what you were wired to do…..