Rank and file

The biggest problem with a forced ranking is that it’s forced.*
(Seth Godin)

All rankings are forced.  But at least we can be top of the rankings for what it is we love to do most of all – at least, this is where we ought to be.

Joseph Campbell points to three stages in his concept of bliss, or finding our joyful purpose.  These three words from Sanskrit, point us in the direction of knowing our ranking and being at the top of it:

‘The word “Sat” means being.  “Chit” means consciousness.  “Ananda” means bliss or rapture.’**

Which I take to mean, identify who you are, lean into this which is your energy, and then create create create.

(*From Seth Godin’s blog: The problem with forced rankings.)
(**Joseph Campbell from Joseph Campbell and Bill Moyers’ The Power of Myth.)

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