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At a Standstill, Reader Asks If She Should Try for Dream Job

September 18, 2018

Dear Bonnie: I am at a standstill in my life. I am not sure if I should keep working at a job where I make a lot of money but am not enjoying what I do any longer. I’d love to start a spiritual practice of life coaching. It’s a lot of work and not a lot of money. I feel pulled to do the coaching but have a fear of not making it. Do you have any input? -- Skyla

Dear Skyla: How do you see your life?

In 10th grade, my high-school history teacher had us sit and write our obituary. We were so young and had not really started to live life. Why would he ask us to do this, you say? He wanted to show us how our life could look in the end. How do you want others to see you when you’re ready to leave this Earth? I am sure we all looked a little perplexed staring up at him. He told us many great people in history have done amazing things and have amazing stories of how they accomplished their goals in their lifetime. My teacher wanted us to envision what we could do with the time we had here. He wasn’t trying to scare us as much as he wanted us to take a good long look into the future, to truly see what we could manifest while having the best life possible for ourselves and making a difference in someone else’s life or lives. To truly live a life worth living.

We sat in class and tried to write the best story of how our lives would unfold. I remember very clearly envisioning a happy marriage and children and having a happy future. In addition to that, I am not sure what I wrote, but I do know it stuck with me this whole time. In fact, every time I have accomplished a new goal or gone to places I’ve always wanted to go, I imagine it written down in my obituary.

Sounds kind of eerie, you say, but really, it’s about living a fulfilled life and being proud of the life you are living.

What do you want others to remember about you? Ask this question as you move forward. What do you want to be remembered for? I have had a happy marriage and family for which I am so grateful, something I never take for granted.

Think of your obituary as a vision board. What is your calling? How do you want to fulfill your soul’s calling? Is work just a paycheck to you or is your work helping others in some way?

Are you happy as you look back at where you’ve been and how far you’ve gotten? Are your goals coming to fruition or have you let them sit on the sideline, waiting for someone to step in and take action?

This is your time to write your obituary. If you don’t like that idea, sit and write down the life’s plan you have for yourself.

We only have so much time here; with a little planning, it can be filled with love, compassion and fulfilled dreams.

When you write down what you truly desire, it gives the universe permission to step in and help with our plans.

How do you want to be remembered? More importantly, what do you want for your life?

Go big. Dream big. What can it hurt?

Bonnie Page is a psychic medium and reiki master. She is available for private readings and reiki sessions at Messages From Heaven Healing And Learning Center, 646 Central St., Suite 3, Leominster, or by telephone at 978-297-9790. If you would like to ask Bonnie a question for her column, email at bonniepage@verizon.net .

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