Find Your Niche – That’s What We’re Taught

What is your true calling?  Your vocation?  What were you born to do?

The answer to that question changes on an almost daily basis for me.

Some days I would say I was placed on this Earth to be a Father for my children and husband to my wife.

Other days I would make a compelling argument that I was born to put words to paper via keyboard or pen.  It would not be a lie to say that I could die happy knowing my words made a real difference in one person’s life.

Occasionally I would answer that my purpose in life is to brew delicious beer for the sake of the craft alone.

It troubles me from time to time that I do not have a static answer to this question.  Maybe I still have not discovered my purpose yet.

I know that at the end of the day it is important to me that at the very least I live a full and deliberate life, a good and moral life.

I suppose I’ll just keep searching.  It would not bother me one bit if at the end of it all my epitaph read:

Father, Husband, Son, Brother, Friend, and Truthseeker.  I feel like St. Peter or the Guardians of the Watchtowers would approve of such a life.

In the meantime I will keep searching and living the best I can.  It wouldn’t feel right to do any less.

Shout out to Eligh because the title of this post is a paraphrase of one of his lyrics.