Throughout my recovery, I’ve had many people say that God must still have a purpose for me, and that I need to find that purpose and fulfill it. It bothered me enough that I talked to my neuropsychologist about it.
Especially early in my recovery, that was a lot of pressure. I’m all for finding my purpose, but let me learn how to walk again first. That being said, this post from Positively Positive touched a nerve today: Why You Will Never “Find” Your Purpose: How to Let Your Purpose “Find” You.
I particularly liked this quote: “…the key to finding your purpose is to stop looking for it. Instead, focus on getting outside of your “story” and allowing your “purpose” to become the natural expression of who “you” really are.”