MUGERWA MARK JUDE
ALOKOLUM NATIONAL MAJOR SEMINARY
Have you ever stopped to ask yourself what you are doing on this planet? Why are you here? What is your purpose in life? The answer is simply. To evolve, to grow, we are here to grow as individuals and to grow collectively. As living things once we stop growing, we cease to be living. Looking around us, flowers, trees, birds, insects, plants and animals of every kind are growing and expressing themselves as living things, once they stop, they die.
As human beings, full expression of our growth happens on a soul level, the seed of the divine life force is planted in the soul of every human being, thus our sole purpose is our “soul purpose.” Characteristically of almost every religion, are the fundamental truths which are love and faith. As humans, we are entangled in our problems, complicating our lives, throwing ourselves off the path and losing touch with these two simple truths.
Jesus taught us that unconditional love for ourselves and for each other is the light that will keep our vision clear, allowing us to see our path in life and thus live with a tremendous purpose. Once one learns to love oneself and the others, one will master the material world and will find inner peace and true fulfillment and thus will come to recognize that we are all manifestations of God’s pure love and energy.
As you develop faith and love for yourself, you radiate powerful and positive energy that transforms everyone and everything around you. The chain of humanity is as strong as its weakest link, do your part to give it strength. I am sure that you are aware that our world is in chaos, the pharmaceutical companies are thriving, hospitals, prisons and mental hospitals are all occupied beyond the set fullest capacity, crime and human atrocities are the order of the day, there is an angst that permeates the planet.
It is being absorbed by each of us and it affects each of us on a cellular level. We feel overpowered, saturated with negativity and utterly helpless to do anything about our own state of affairs, let alone the state of the world, we ought to take our eyes off what is taking place and happening around us and take a moment inward. The universe creates us in happiness and love. If we have lost that state for whatever reason, we can find it again. It is our natural state to be happy and to grow by virtue of being alive.
Don’t be afraid to look inside yourself you will find your inner power (your purpose or calling in life or mission in life). Only by finding and befriending him will you have all the strength you need to accomplish what you desire and become a master of your own life.
You are now living the most precious moment of all and the future depends on what you think or do now. Whatever happened in the past should not cause you to feel unhappy and unfulfilled now.
Leave it in the past but learn from it, past is past, then is then and now is now, you ought to live the moment. Within each of us is the divine seed of God’s love and perfection, it needs only to be acknowledged, nurtured and allowed to grow until its beauty radiates and touches everything and everyone around us.
Look at the lives of people who have achieved their purpose, and you can hear them calling you to put yourself into your own story. Perhaps they didn’t use those exact words, but if you look at what they’ve said, you can sense the call to action:
“To dare is to lose one’s footing momentarily. Not to dare is to lose oneself.” —SØREN KIERKEGAARD
“If you aren’t in over your head, how do you know how tall you are?” —T. S. ELIOT
“Be the change you want to see in the world. ” —MAHATMA GANDHI
“Here’s to the crazy ones. The misfits. The rebels. The troublemakers. The round pegs in the square holes. The ones who see things differently.… Because the people who are crazy enough to think they can change the world are the ones who do.” —STEVE JOBS.
Remember that we are reprogramming our subconscious mind and it only recognizes and understands actions. Take an example of a glass of dirty water to which clean and clear water is continually added, will eventually become a glass of clean water, the dirty water is displaced by the clean water. By reading about pouring clean water into the glass or by merely thinking about it, you will not have clean water. You will only continue to have dirty water. Only by doing will you get results. Persist and it will pay off! You will get the results you are looking for if you remind yourself constantly that you are making progress.
MUGERWA MARK JUDE