Pursuit of Purpose (Ikigai)

Your passion and purpose should be aligned

Sounds good in theory, but it is hard to find

An overarching purpose in life, at least for me

Even as I try to pursue my passions fiercely

It is a question of nature existential

I am searching for what is essential

For me to live, to thrive, to leave an impact

Something I was placed on earth to do in fact..


Sometimes I feel that finding a singular purpose

Is a lofty goal, an endeavor ambitious

Can purpose be fluid as you transition

Through different stages of life, your vision

Changes with the phase of life you are in

In a different way at each stage you find meaning

Learning, raising a family, and giving back to the community

Are the realms in which you find purpose through life’s journey..


Let me pursue my passion with tenacity

And hope to see with some clarity

The purpose of my life at this stage

And an even stronger purpose as I age

Published by iheart11

A 30-something year old woman, physician by profession, fiercely passionate about work, family, travel and fashion..

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