"For as a man thinketh in his heart, so is he." -Proverbs 23:7
"So whatcha thinkin?" That dreaded question she always asks whenever you pause and reflect quietly. But really it's important to guard what we think.
What the mind focuses on determines what we become as a person.
There are parents out there right now that are thinking my son/daughter is going to become a video game! That is a significant worry, because what you deem as important will control the practical patterns of your living. Personally I deem it important to evolve and become the best me, I can be. We are given the gift of life by our Creator so to honor that gift, we should become the best me we can possibly be. If not aren't we just recycling air? With that desire for personal development comes purpose.
As we grow and learn how to best use the abilities we were gifted, we'll find what our piece of this giant puzzle we were meant to be. With the realization of purpose comes an inner peace. When your why is answered you can then move forward with specific intent. Don't we all function better when the task is defined? It's hard to find deeper gratification than working toward your purpose!
So let's review. Our personal development reveals our purpose. Our personal development is driven by our input, which directly affects our thinking, and as we think, so we are. Sounds like it would be a great idea to carefully guard our inputs!