We Can Be and Do Anything We want (なりたい人、やりたい事が必ずできる)

When we ask our children, “What do you want to be when you grow up?” That is truly a loaded question. Why is it that we often assume that they must have desire to BE someone other than themselves? Can “being” just about being who they really are, which is loving, kind, energetic, fun, and powerful?

Being is so mixed up with our identity of “do-er”, which highlights the action you’re taking. Have you heard the saying, “HOW you do anything is HOW you do EVERYTHING”? If you’re a kind person, you’re kind when you’re doing the dishes, talking to someone, walking the dog, or driving.

In other words, what we really want to be is to focus on the intention of HOW you want to be, and then, what you DO really doesn’t matter. Because when it’s all said and done, all that matters is HOW you are when you’re doing what you’re doing, and how you make OTHERS FEEL, and what YOU FEEL that we remember the most. What you DO is really for the audience and labeling but HOW you do what you do reflects on who you truly are as a human BEING.

Over almost half a century that I have lived, I actively and consciously did many many “things”. I swam, I played music, learned, competed, went to school, leaned some more, became a “waiter”, “trainer”, “flight attender” “counselor”, “healer”, “teacher”, “yogi/meditator”, “entrepreneur”, “mother”, and most recently, a ”pottery maker”, and “baker”. Some of the things I did, I made money doing it, some I didn’t. But my point is, you can do anything you want and be who you want to be while doing it.

The best part about this is that there is no limit to all of this. If there is limit, it is mostly self-induced.

Life is truly about experiencing each moment of “intentionally being while doing” whatever and that is all there is to it.








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