Updated: Oct 12
It starts with that feeling in your gut; as singer Peggy Lee put it, “Is That All There
Is?”, there has to be more to life. The gut feeling that you have more to do with your life and much more to offer. It is there within you, waiting patiently to be acknowledged. It may have been there for years, but you have ignored it, but then you have that moment when your mind realizes what your gut has been trying to tell you. This is your “epiphany,” so to speak.
The legend goes that Sir Issac Newton was sitting beneath the tree when an apple fell
and struck him on the head, sparking the a-ha moment and discovery of gravity. That was his “moment”, his “epiphany.” he realizes what the gut has been telling him,” Newton took his “moment” and shared it with the world.
Once your mind has realized what the gut has been trying to tell you, it is time for your heart and soul to take over and find your new “self.” The time has come to reinvent yourself or at least refurbish/remodel yourself. It is time to move forward with your new life. To some, it may be a new career, going back to school; others, simply writing down their thoughts or renewing their faith, maybe offering their time and treasure to a worthy cause. It may be as simple as expanding your horizons with new hobbies and interests. If you were never a reader, start reading, join a book club, or go to the theater and concerts. These things will change and enhance your life, introducing you to
new experiences and friends.
Finding yourself and that there is more to life is a three-step process. First is that gut feeling, and then your mind understands that feeling. Then, you must open your heart and soul and allow God to lead you on your new life journey. Making the changes won't be easy, but it will be well worth it. Listen to your soul; listen to Him. He will lead the
Peggy Lee: https://youtu.be/2l8erdPprSc