Our lives are composed of a series of events, interactions and experiences that make us into the person we are today. We may not realize it right now, but what we do today, tomorrow, next week or next year can completely change the course of our lives. You don’t comprehend the significance of everything until you reflect on your life in hindsight.
I was reading Steve Jobs’ infamous commencement address the other day and it made me really think about the way life works. In that speech, he says, “You can’t connect the dots looking forward; you can only connect them looking backwards. So you have to trust that the dots will somehow connect in your future.”
As you are living your life, it seems like a bunch of unrelated things happen to you on a daily basis. In actuality, everything that happens has a purpose and a meaning, whether you realize it at the time or not. Down the road, things that happen today will slowly take their place in the bigger picture. Things that don’t make sense right now will begin to make sense. Things that seem bad today may not appear so bad in a year. It’s all dependent on how the dots are connected. By that, I mean how each event, situation or interaction comes together to form something bigger than itself.
Life is a complicated maze that can be tough to navigate. Knowing that everything happens for a reason and that things will eventually connect together and make sense should provide you with a sense of comfort and understanding. Check out these nine steps to connect the dots in your life:Read More