You and Your Soul’s Plan: Getting onto Your Highest Path

Your soul is calling you to a greater life — a great life, one filled with joy and wonder. And before you were born, it had a path in mind for you.

How then do you recognize the signs to get on your highest path or one that is highly beneficial for your growth?

This leads to some important questions: what do you need to do and to avoid? Let’s examine your possibilities to create this wonderful future you.

A Helpful Metaphor for Your Soul’s Plan

Say you want to go to a tropical island.  You prepare for the trip and plan to depart, knowing that this will be an exciting adventure, one that you feel inspired to do.

But someone told you about another trip you should take. So you get distracted and forget your longed-for trip to the tropical island.  It turns out that by following the other person’s advice, you go in a very different direction. You end up in a cold winter land with snow and mountains. All your swimwear and snorkels are of no use here.

How to Find Your Soul’s Highest Path

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Personal Values and the Golden Rule

Personal values are like guiding lights that bring out the best of our humanity. One of the most widely-known values of all is the Golden Rule.

The Golden Rule is an open-hearted expression of love that goes like this:

“Do unto others as you would have them do unto you.”

With a focus on love and happiness, doesn’t this statement warm your heart?

This simple wisdom may also be the most profound personal value known to humankind. In his masterpiece, The Law of Success in Sixteen Lessons, Napoleon Hill described it as “the Guiding Star.” It’s not surprising that the Golden Rule is a fundamental personal value for most of the spiritual and philosophical traditions worldwide.

The Surprising Absence of Personal Values

It’s perplexing that religion and spirituality, with such lofty ideals, are at the forefront of so many conflicts in the world. Religious conflict is currently the main cause of war and many disagreements between people.

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