Repeated events lead to pondering questions

When life gives you signals that you should asks yourself some questions

Last updated on 18 February 2022. Created on 15 February 2022.

Every time I notice similar ideas repeated in a short time-span I try to take notice.

It's either something from within, like an idea that's trying to get out of my subconscious, or from the outside, like a message I should receive. Yes, it's a bit strange, but let's move on.

These past few days, I spotted something like this.

First, it all started from a funny conversation at work. Long story short, a colleague of mine reached to this conclusion: If I had the ability to clone myself, I would do this:

  • one clone would learn
  • one clone would work
  • one clone would play
  • the original would sleep.

I noticed that the first "task" for one of the clones was learning. I appreciated that. Secondly, we all had a laugh about it. I especially took note of the task for the original. Later that day, I played the same game. If I had the ability to clone myself and all the clones would be interconnected, what tasks would I give my clones?

Shortly after I decided that, actually, the main focus would be on the original. What would "the original" do in this scenario? How would his life look like? That's the intriguing part.

So I've done that and even reached a scenario that I'm happy with. For now at least. Then, late at night reading a book, I came to this line:

"Who are you? And, more importantly, who could you become if you would become all that you could?"

Well, I'm paraphrasing a bit (and translating so have mercy, please).

Do you notice any similarities? I see the same theme and overlapping ideas. That's why it made me conscious that I should figure some things out. And I believe it's a good exercise to be practiced from time to time.

These would be the starting questions:

  • Where am I now?
  • Where do I want to go?
  • Am I currently on the right track, both as direction and momentum? If not, what needs to be changed?

I don't feel that there's a strict order here. For me, it was easier to answer the first one. Now I'm trying to figure out the answer to the second question. I am also trying not to rush things out. To be precise, clear. This is not something ephemeral. It can have deep consequences, so it needs special attention.

The only risk is not reaching any conclusion after some time. Or worse, reaching one conclusion this day and another tomorrow. But, when you know the risks you can avert disaster.

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