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Choosing between logic and passion in creating your vision January 2, 2013

Posted by Dennis Mellersh in Purpose.
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In our efforts to seek out our life purpose or our vision for our lives, we may become aware of the limits of trying to do this on strictly an intellectual basis.

On an intellectual basis, for example, we might be good and talented at performing a specific skill set, so logically that skillset would seem to be something we should focus on.

However, the things we are good at are not necessarily the things we like or enjoy doing. What we enjoy doing, or have our heart involved in, might be an area in which we are not particularly talented.

The choice then can sometimes be between passion for, and the love of doing something, and intellect, or the ability to do something well. Or, viewed another way, a choice between the ego and our intuition.

In making choices for our vision or life purpose, a comment by Carl Jung provides some insight: “Your vision will become clear only when you can look into your own heart. Who looks outside dreams; who looks inside awakes.”


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