Have you ever laid awake at night thinking about those “BIG” questions in life? You know, questions like: “What am I supposed to be doing with my one precious life?” or “What can I do to make a meaningful difference to this world?”
I used to think about those questions All. The Time. For years I desperately wanted to know the answers – for myself and others. And, as convenient as it would be, I had a hunch Google wasn’t going to deliver the answers I was seeking, (believe me, I tried). So I decided to quit my job, pack up my things, and set out to find them myself.
I spent several years traveling the world, saying “yes” to adventures, meeting the most amazing people from all walks of life, and studying at different spiritual centers where I learned from incredibly wise teachers and guides. I spent 40 days in silence, logged hours of yoga on my mat, and learned about the power of energy and vibration and how it affects our lives.
Through all of that however, it was one simple story I heard from a fellow traveler on a bus one day traveling between towns that seemed to answer the biggest question of all:
What’s our purpose for being here?
When I heard this story riding along the bumpy road that day, it planted itself like a seed in my mind. Although it took a few years, it eventually sprouted into the inspiration behind Cards4Humanity and is the reason you’re here reading these words now.
I’m a BIG believer in the power of stories to shape our lives and this particular life-changing story goes like this…