As we mature we may also find we become less interested in goals and outcomes.
I also find I have no compulsion to be a certain way, the need to accomplish goals around things I used to be passionate about. In some ways I feel as if my big work on the planet is done and I'm here to do what I enjoy, what calls me in the moment, and when that is done I wait to see what draws me next. I had lunch with a friend today who said shes experiencing the same thing. Nothing is appealing to her. Yet we're not depressed. Just more peaceful and enjoying the moments as they come. Wanting to live what spiritual and metaphysical teachings we've learned and align with the new energy and information coming in this new era.
Several of my colleagues as the Visionary Network have said the same thing about their day to day lives, yet we all dive in to move and create energy for major planetary shifts.
As an aside from the topic of identity, I remember a discussion pre 2012 when we asked what would happen when everyone on the planet had shifted and we no longer needed healers/ teachers and energy workers. What would we do with our time.
Of course I'm not saying we've achieved that but perhaps some have completed what they came to do. Perhaps we are waiting for people to catch up to a place where our gifts are needed again.
We can still have a body of work that will attract the people who resonate with what we offer.
It may be hard to imagine living without goals, just seeing what calls to you and looking for the joy or fun in it. If so, read on.
In day to day life it can be fairly easy. You wake up and see what calls to you. Perhaps you are thirsty, and you would enjoy a glass of water. Be mindful and grateful. Think of where the water came from and how it got to you. Thank Gaia for providing water, the people who got it from its source to you and enjoy the feeling of it in your mouth, the feeling of hydration throughout your body.
Then perhaps you crave a coffee. While that is brewing you can enjoy ensuring your kitchen is clean- perhaps you need a cup so you unload the dishwasher. picking out your favorite mug. Or maybe you would like a shower to enjoy the feeling of water cleansing and refreshing you. And so it goes thru the day.
If you work out of the home, you think about the things you enjoy and select the next item to do thinking about how you could make it fun or enjoyable, or finding something humorous.
I go into my 94 year old mothers care centre.....what we used to call an old folks home. And during periods where there is not an activity to keep them occupied, many sit in the hallway, lined up like birds a wire, watching what is happening. This can be disconcerting and at first I felt sorry for the residents when I didn't realize there was quite a bit of activity to keep them aware. They could watch who was coming and going, and they love being acknowledged and complimented on their hair or clothes. Even a smile and a hello makes their moment, since many can't remember past that. To many of them each moment is new and sitting doesn't seem like a long pastime. So I enjoy seeing their smiles and waves as I say hello and occasionally we have a chat.
And rather than focusing on my moms deteriorating abilities, I find the joy in just being with her, telling each other how much we love each other, making small jokes and playing with words, which somehow she understands, despite the fact that she often cant remember the words to express her thoughts. She exemplifies living in the present moment. If I leave the room for a minute, she often reacts as if I've just come to visit.
And then when I leave I know there are errands or tasks that need doing, so I choose what one feels best in the next moment. At the moment one thing that I'm feeling excited about it writing my 2nd book. I just think of it in terms of the passion I want to feel as I write, and not so much about the outcome of having a finished book. That goal could put pressure on me, and I could choose to worry about the publication and distribution details.
I have even decided that as I edit, which I found tedious and time consuming with my first book, I choose to do so from a place of joy and curiosity and wonder that the words came out of my fingers, since often they flow and I don't know what will be written until its on the computer screen.
I hope you can see how to live without goals whether being or doing. Please share your experiences below or on the Divine U Facebook community page