I bought the book purpose of life by Dan Milman. It is explained in this book that depending on our birthdate, we all have specifique life purpose like: creation, expression etc...

Once you get over the obstacles that are between you and your purpose of life (like my case, my obstacle to accomplish creation is self confidence) You're an accomplish being. Even if my purpose is creation I can be good in other categories, but it will be less natural and easy.

Untill there, I found that interesting but there's a little part of me thinking that this concept goes in contradiction with Abraham's teaching that I realy love: THERE'S NOTHING THAT YOU CAN'T DO BE OR HAVE. I also tought that the reason why someone plays piano in a easier way than another was because of his tought pattern, interest and confidence in himself..

And on TV today, there was another guy who channeled every night. I don't remember his name.... But he wrote a book in french "message de l'au - dela". In his interview he said that if you want to have a lot of money, but to accomplish your life's purpose you need to be poor to develop a specific strenght, you won't be rich till then... Is this going against LOA? To me, this way it seem's like we must do things and not just allow....

Well my perception of this may be wrong because I feel so good when I read Abraham's teaching and even I'm not a master with LOA, I made good progess at understanding why things happened in my life!

So what do you think about this long question ;0)

asked 03 Jun '11, 15:04

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edited 03 Jun '11, 21:53

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We are all born with a tendency toward specific talents or competencies. Some people are good at math, others at music. These talents are wired into our genes, and while they don't determine our destiny, they do give us a path for maximum possible creative expression during our lifetime.

The difference between the person who has never seen hardship and the person who has experienced hardship and overcome it, is that the people who have overcome hardship understand what hardship is and how limitless the possibilities of life are, because they can see the contrast between poverty and abundance.

They also understand more clearly that this transformation has mostly to do with the choices people make for their own lives, not the limitations the outside world seems to impose on us. That is what the French fellow means when he talks about the strength of developing your life's purpose. People who overcome adversity are more resilient than those who don't; they accomplish more in their life because they understand the importance of making good choices and decisions.

That said, you are correct that confidence improves your abilities. Many people get this backwards, and want to be competent before they are confident; they want to understand something before they do it. Children are not like that; they do it first, then they understand it.


answered 03 Jun '11, 16:34

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I realized that this is so true! Since I worked on self confidence, a lot of things get better for me! Still have to work on this but the most important is done. I understand the importance of it and as soon as I fall down in non confident thought, I now become aware of it and do my best to change them!

(05 Jun '11, 17:21) mojo

Everything starts with The Source. So, I think ultimately it is Source...that has "purpose" ..which is reflected thru our desires that we create/attract in our life. I think our purpose is to create, expand, evolve and "transmit" this experience or feeling back to The Source.

There is duality in all things..as above, so below.

Just think of your body. Your liver cells have purpose and function. Singularly a liver cell is insignificant (but has the same power as the whole liver), collectively these cells are quite powerful and necessary. We can substitute a heart or skin cell and get the same results. The organs work together in tandem, to support the body...which supports the brain. The brain directs the entire concerto in a very effortless way..and gets relevant feedback. All our cells working together (billions)...is the base of our physical experience.

Your purpose in life...is that something that "drives" you to do the things that you do....and to desire the things that you desire. You can't help it, to do your purpose...no different than a liver cell can do the function of a brain cell. Different programming, different purpose... even though they are of the same one source dna cell.

We live thru our body, like Source lives thru us. We (humans) are some of the cells of Source. Programed with a general purpose "To Serve Source"...just as the cells in your body serve you. The actual breakdown is almost immaterial. There has to be unlimited viewpoints (human purposes)...in order for Source to be and experience all things.


answered 03 Jun '11, 18:34

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Very good point of view! This help me to enlight all this! Thank you!

(05 Jun '11, 17:15) mojo
  The Real Work

There is one thing in this world that you must never forget to do. If you forget everything else and not this, there's nothing to worry about; but if you remember everything else and forget this, then you will have done nothing in your life.

It's as if a king has sent you to some country to do a task, and you perform a hundred other services, but not the one he sent you to do. So human beings come to this world to do particular work. That work is the purpose, and each is specific to the person. If you don't do it, it's as though a priceless Indian sword were used to slice rotten meat. It's a golden bowl being used to cook turnips, when one filing from the bowl could buy a hundred suitable pots. It's a knife of the finest tempering nailed into a wall to hang things on.

You say, "But look, I'm using the dagger. It's not lying idle." Do you hear how ludicrous that sounds? For a penny, an iron nail could be bought to serve the purpose. You say, "But I spend my energies on lofty enterprises. I study jurisprudence and philosophy and logic and astronomy and medicine and all the rest." But consider why you do those things. They are all branches of yourself.

Remember the deep root of your being, the presence of your lord. Give your life to the one who already owns your breath and your moments. If you don't, you will be exactly like the man who takes a precious dagger and hammers it into his kitchen wall for a peg to hold his dipper gourd. You'll be wasting valuable keenness and foolishly ignoring your dignity and your purpose

From the Teachings of Rumi.


answered 04 Jun '11, 01:39

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Teaching of Rumi seems pretty interesting!!! I will put this in my next book to read list!

(05 Jun '11, 17:09) mojo

I know this to be true my friend and the discovery of that purpose means everything to the full quality of life we all desire to live.


answered 05 Jun '11, 14:54

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yes we are all here for a reason we chose to come here!yes there is nothing that you can't do be or have according to you but maybe not according with other people! you can play piano but it does not mean that people will like you playing it enuff to make a living out of it but you can try!do what you like to do and eventually the way will open for you!


answered 03 Jun '11, 18:00

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white tiger

white tiger, mankind may have a destiny, and from what i heard the capability to expedite graduations. what it is that we try to unfold or learn while we are here?

(09 Jun '11, 23:54) fred

experiance learn grow! on every level just not in this world because this world is not perfect so one needs to find out what is perfect and see the truth of things! so we are at the beguinning of thelearning stage in the universe because we know so little! the human sense are very limited compared to all what is out there!

(10 Jun '11, 03:50) white tiger

Our purpose in life is to create, recreate, and to manifest our personal desires as we see fit, leaving no stones unturned!


answered 09 Jun '11, 07:13

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vee, sounds adamant, almost as though a right by entering material form on planet earth again. the thought of moral/ethical considerations may need to temper the thirst projected by personal desires. nature does have her code of justice of which we should become aware. Though it may just favor compassion.

(10 Jun '11, 00:02) fred

Well it all comes down to our belief system, and indeed we sometimes becomes more adamant about some things than others, but I appreciate your comments. I like your thought patterns!

(10 Jun '11, 23:42) Inactive User ♦♦
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