If a stranger were to watch you for a week, how would they know what is important in your life?
We all carry around a picture in our head of what’s important. And if we talk about our values, materials wants and needs, beliefs and “why’s”, we can find a way to share that picture with someone.
My question is a little different. If someone were to shadow you, what would they say? How do you act towards what is important in your life?
One way they could probably tell is by the amount of time you spend on certain activities. The assumption is that if it’s important, you spend more time doing it. You know that doesn’t tell the whole story.
Your soul and spiritual life is important but as a percentage of time…not so much.
You spend most of your life at work. Does that make it most important?
Can “quality time” replace “quantity of time” as a way to determine importance? Does your passion matter?
I obviously don’t have the answers to these questions and yet I think they are worth pondering. How will you SHOW people what’s important in your life? When you find your answer, then your true self is obvious to everyone.