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Dying unknown to yourself

In our rush to do more or be more, there is often little introspection focused on ourselves. Oh sure we focus on ourselves, but not in knowing who we are, instead we try all kinds of things to improve who we are.

We spend most of our time creating a persona for the rest of the world. I am successful, wealthy, fit, smart, or whatever else supports this mirage created for public consumption. We want other people to admire us, to love us, so that we can be of value to our fellow man. Well at least that’s the story we tell ourselves, and then we die never really knowing ourself.

Take some time today and think about who you really are, and what you love to do. Do this without limiting yourself to your current situation or role. What would your life look like if it was an authentic representation of who you really are?