I remember when I first graduated from college and finished my mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, I was so frustrated because I could not decide on “what to be when I grew up.”
I prayed about it, studied it out, thought about my interests (there are a million) and even though I was full of faith and energy, I didn’t receive any answers. How could this be? “I guess God doesn’t care about my life at all!” I, admittedly, thought.
A few years have passed since that great struggle and I’m not sure I’m any closer to the answer to that question except that maybe there isn’t one.
What I mean is, we’re human beings, children of God, with unlimited potential – why in the world should we have to limit our life’s mission to one thing? If one can teach, speak, write, draw, problem solve, paint, mentor and influence others for good in a myriad of ways, should we not “push every worthy work along?”
I think we should. I think we can.
So my advice today is to not be so quick to stick yourself into a box, especially in your youth. Put your shoulder to many wheels all with the intent of blessing the lives of those around you.
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