Like Buddha and Jesus, who knew that they couldn’t control our lives, but could infuse lives with their selves, we have been graced with a few people.*
figuring out your life has become figuring out your job, which is still coming from an industrial revolution mentality’**
To be able to do one thing really and noticeably well is something beautiful.
Take a closer look, though, and it’s likely that there’s something else you do really well, something that adds a different dimension to what you do well, that means it will only keep developing, setting you apart.
The great thing is, when it comes to kind of space that exists in our world for remarkable, there’s more than plenty.
Hugh Macleod counsels, then,
‘Be good at two things.’^
Otto Scharmer encourages us to notice:
‘Attend. Listen to what your life calls you to do.’^^
Patrick Dodson’s remark, above, reminds us that there is a larger world beyond the industrial revolution mindset. Life is about helping each other to find it.
(*From Anne Lamott’s Hallelujah Anyway.)
(**From Patrick Dodson’s Psychotic Inertia.)
(^From gapingvoid’s blog: Be good at two things.)
(^^From Otto Scharmer’s Theory U.)