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A Different Perspective

At some point, most people will question their purpose and wonder, compared to everyone else around them, what they were put on earth to do.

As they try to make sense of an increasingly confusing world, they may even feel hopeless or helpless, as forces they don’t understand, seem to be conspiring to bring the world they know to its knees.

I am one of those people but I don’t have thoughts like that anymore. After looking for answers to these same questions, I realised that from a different perspective, the situation could look quite different.

I found this perspective so helpful, that I’ve decided to share it with anyone who was looking for relief from the sense of overwhelm, that comes from not knowing where you’re headed.

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