This week my baby boy turns one. It seems like just yesterday that we brought him home.
Seeing him grow so quickly and missing the days he was just six pounds made me think of everything I write and speak about.
It goes by too quickly, and we have no guarantees or do over’s. It is not like a batch of burned cookies you can toss out and re-bake.
No, the aroma of life lingers on regardless of how we have chosen to spend our time.
That is why it is essential to live out what we were called here to do, whether we are wives, mothers, brothers, sisters, aunts, uncles, husbands, or children. We are placed on this earth for a purpose.
God has blessed each and every one of us with specific talents, passions, dreams, and creativity. But sadly, we conform to our 9-5 and never once live out our calling. In our busyness we drown out His voice and the lessons He’s trying to teach us.
Maybe its art that fascinates you, and you have great skill with a paintbrush. Perhaps you have always wanted to become a professional chef or make beautiful pottery.
Is there something you have dreamed about doing since you were a little child? Do you have an underlining sense that you are not living out your life’s mission and calling?
Don’t give up hope on pursuing God’s plan for your life. No matter how simple or unimportant it may seem. You will never have a sense of fulfillment until you are doing what you were meant to do and you are using the talents God has blessed you with.
Remember that your life is NOT a mistake! No matter what the circumstances surrounding your birth or upbringing where, you are here for a reason. Your mother gave birth to you, and your life in this world began. The days and years passed by quickly, but you are still here; therefore, you still have a shot at doing that thing that makes your eyes glow when you speak about it.
For me, it has always been helping others while educating and inspiring people to have better inward and outward health. It runs through my veins 24 hours a day; it is something I tried to stifle for many years but could not hold it down.
As I pursued a fulltime job and balancing motherhood, my passions and talents led me to work on making small changes that would allow me to fulfill my life’s purpose. I will be completely honest, however, and say that it is a struggle to not allow sickness, past hurts, traumas, and experiences to affect my present choices and hopes. Although life for me hasn’t been easy, I try to wake up each day and make the best of what I’ve got.
So what is your mission?
What do you know you should be doing that you have placed on the back burner and forgotten about?
Awake o dormant soul. Let not the failures and busyness of today define the meaning and value of your tomorrows.
Awake, oh dormant soul, for today life is born, and tomorrow may never come.
Awake and dare to dream, dance and sing.
Bring glory to the one that made you so that your days may be filled with the beautiful essence of the life you were created to live!
Chemical Free Gal