What does Law of Attraction have to say about that often burning question of life purpose – especially as it affects us spiritual entrepreneurs?
Many of my Law of Attraction coaching clients want to be certain their business expresses their life purpose – and they struggle to figure out what that business is supposed to be.
When I tell them they’re here to create their life purpose – not figure out what it’s “supposed to be” according to some big Wheel of Fortune that drives the universe – they sometimes feel disappointed.
I know it might feel a lot easier to most of us if we thought there was a predetermined mission we’re here to carry out (and of course in doing so we would also receive abundant wealth and effortless success — and preferably quickly).
Abraham likes to remind us that we are powerful creators. The way creation works is: we come here to sift through contrast, identify what we prefer, align with what we prefer, and stay in alignment until we receive it – which does not take long if we truly stay aligned (that’s the tricky part).
They also say that before we’re born we do have a general idea of what we’re interested in exploring this time around, and we know why we’re coming into our specific families and circumstances of birth.
Hint: it’s because those people and circumstances will stimulate our desires, help us fill our Vortex, and get us on our creative path.
Before we arrive we’re excited about our birth circumstances, not because we’re born to the loving, perfect parents we all think we should have been born to, but because our birth families often trigger plenty of the contrast that generates endless new desires in us, giving us ample opportunity to discover and use our creative powers.
The more powerful a creator you came here to be, the more likely you will encounter significant contrast in your early years, according to Abraham.
All that said, I can tell you two qualities that I often see in our soul group of spiritual entrepreneurs who create businesses that have great soul meaning to them. Keep in mind that not all spiritual entrepreneurs have these qualities, but in recent times it’s been a typical pattern for many in our soul group.
1) They have gone through something extremely challenging, and – through much inner effort and creative action – they found a way through to the other side.
2) They now see their journey as something they can use as gift to help others going through the same challenge. They want to ease the suffering of others in their tribe – whom they feel tremendous empathy toward.
Healers for example – especially if highly empathic – often have suffered from – and cured – the disease(s) they later help their clients release.
Network marketers seem to do best when selling products they have a sincere interest in – and believe will truly improve the lives of others.
Many coaches – myself included – often select as our coaching niche an area of life where we have not only experienced challenges but feel good about finally making peace with those challenges and discovering how to thrive in anyway.
Secret: people who aren’t spiritual entrepreneurs often have an easier time with the life purpose thing because they just do what’s easiest to do or what they like well enough or what they think will best meet their financial needs. Also, lots of spiritual entrepreneurs create very mainstream businesses.
But then you have our soul group, which has brought you Oprah, Esther and Jerry Hicks, Martha Beck, Wayne Dyer, Joe Vitale and more.
Back to you and your life purpose:
If you feel called to create a business that has deep meaning for you and will improve the lives of others, you can skip the entire life purpose question. Just allow yourself to feel for and to imagine what you would be doing that would meet those criteria of deep meaning to you and help for others.
Then: go with that.
Give up the fantasy that an angel will appear before you to hand you a scroll with your life purpose engraved on it.
Just get to work creating. You didn’t come here for certainty. You came here for interest.
As you create the business that interests you, you are on your spiritual path. The more you create, the more options you attract.
Often your biggest creations won’t come until you’ve succeeded at smaller ones, some involving inner work and others involving deeply learning your business. What you do when things get tough? Keep moving forward – that’s how you reach your goal.
But if you hang back waiting to take any action until your purpose is revealed, you run the risk of living too small, and too uninteresting, a life – and that was never any spiritual entrepreneur’s life purpose.
“For the one who continues, failure becomes impossible.” – Mike Dooley
Posted by Andrea Conway Law of Attraction marketing coach for small business success
Reprinted from Successful Self Employment (SSE) News subscribe