Never mind searching for who you are. Search for the person you aspire to be.*
‘Missing man’ joins search party looking for himself.**
You may be waiting a long time to be inspired.
On the other hand, you can aspire to something right now and go to:
It’s true that how we spend our days is how we end up spending our lives. We can deliberately choose to spend them wisely.^
The missing man hadn’t realised the search party he had joined was looking for him,
Until they began calling his name.
Then he replied: “I am here.”
Aspire to follow your heart:
Does this path have a heart? If it does, the path is good; if it doesn’t, it is of no use. Both paths lead nowhere; but one has a heart, the other doesn’t. One makes for a joyful journey; as long as you follow it, you are one with it. The other will make you curse your life. One makes you strong; the other weakens you.^^
*Quoted in Ben Hardy’s Personality Isn’t Permanent;
**Headline quoted in Austin Kleon’s blog: My year in 101 quotes;
^From Bernadette Jiwa’s The Story of Telling blog: Always, Sometimes, Never;