Find Your Passion and Fulfill Your Destiny

Dr. Purushothaman
October 14, 2013

Some people live their whole lives never knowing their true calling. Although a lot of people want to follow their destiny, a lot of them simply don’t know where to start. If you’ve ever felt like you’re not living to your full potential, don’t worry because there are others like you. Finding your passion is a process that takes time. Until you have gathered enough wisdom and experience, you won’t be able to tell how to fulfill your destiny.
However, there are steps that you can take to help you transition from living an ordinary life to devoting your entire being towards a passion that you know you just can’t live without. Here are five tips you can use to help you find your passion and your destiny.
1. Find your passion by going on a pilgrimage.
Religious people often go to pilgrimages to holy places in order to rediscover their faith and to answer a spiritual calling. They do this to cleanse the soul and to exile themselves from ordinary living so that they can commune with the deities they worship. If you want to fulfill your destiny, you have to seek a place that you can connect with. Some find their destiny in the music of Memphis; others find it in the sanctuary of Tibet. Travelling to places you haven’t been before may kindle a spark of inspiration in your soul.
2. Find your passion by looking at great art.
Art is the imitation of life, but sometimes life imitates art as well. A source of inspiration that a lot of people are inspired by is art. There are artists who didn’t know that they were artists until they saw a Picasso painting. Beauty has a way of stirring the soul. Sometimes the presence of great art causes us to realize that we want to create and be in the presence of divine art. Visit museums and other art galleries so that you may fulfill your destiny to become a great artist.
3. Find your passion by reading about passionate people.
We all have heroes we grew up admiring and role-models we pattered ourselves after. In fact, having heroes to look up to not only helps you keep your focus, but it also gives you an idea of what you have to do in order to fulfill your destiny. If you have an idol you want to be like, read about his or her life and find out how they got to where they are. Maybe the key to finding your passion is following in the footsteps of the great ones who came before you.
4. Find your passion by volunteering for a cause.
One of the hindrances to passion is a lack of awareness. How can you be passionate about something, if you don’t know what there is to be passionate about? One way to discover your true calling is to dabble in what other people are passionate about. Why are environmentalists passionate about their cause? Why are social activists willing to be arrested for the sake of freedom of speech? Maybe what you need to do to fulfill your destiny is to join a cause that you feel strongly about.
5. Find your passion by spending time with children.
Spending time with children can help you discover your passion. Children are pure and unbiased. They have the untainted wisdom of innocence. They are not concerned with the usual limitations we impose upon ourselves. Sometimes while singing to a child, she will ask you, “Why aren’t you a singer?” And you too might wonder why. Maybe what you need to fulfill your destiny is encouragement from someone who believes in a world where dreams can come true.
Any of the tips mentioned above can put you on the right path towards fulfilling your destiny. But don’t limit yourself to the tips mentioned above. There are other paths to success that you may want to discover on your own. What matters is that you’re taking calculated risks, increasing your awareness, and expanding your horizons. The more you learn about the world, the more passionate about life you will become. At the very least, you will find your passion for human existence.
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