Clearly

The ultimate aim of the quest must be neither release nor ecstasy for oneself, but the wisdom and power to serve others.*
(Joseph Campbell)

When we play in a finite game, we play to win. […] The motivation to play in an infinite game is completely different – the goal is not to win, but to keep playing. It is to advance something bigger than ourselves or our organisations.**
(Simon Sinek)

Simon Sinek offers five tests for clarity for our Just Cause.

(Other names are available for this, such as life-quest or Must.)

These are about more than sorting out a problem. They’re about bigger pictures taking us into places often unimagined by others.

They have to pass all five tests to qualify.

They must be for something, inclusive, service-orientated, resilient and idealistic.

I thought to test what lies behind dreamwhispering.

In a nutshell, this is about everyone having the opportunity to discover and explore how amazing they are and how they can make a difference for others.

For something (rather than against something):

I am for people discovering their True Self and what their contribution in life can be.

Inclusive:

It’s open to all, and I will figure out a way that works for each person.

I also aim to constantly improve in my abilities to do this.

Service orientated:

It’s all about helping someone journey to a place of greater self-realisation and service, joining up their past, present and future:

I would wonder if you would be a hero or heroine if you did not live in what many call deep time – that is, the past, the present, and future all at once.^

If they in turn can help someone else as a result, that would be wonderful.

Resilience:

Adapting to new knowledge and experiences it grows and develops in order to be more helpful to more people.

Idealistic:

I’ve been realising more recently that it’s about connecting with a personal story of mythological proportions.

More than a job, career and vocation.

These are not only five tests; they also provide five means of honing our purpose in life.

*From Joseph Campbell’s The Power of Myth;
**From Simon Sinek’s The Infinite Game;
^From Richard Rohr’s Falling Upward.

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