True living means embracing the evolutionary impulse that’s lodged within our very soul. This impulse activates our forever unfolding potential so that every single day of our lives we can discover something new about ourselves and set it free. Our potential is not allowed to lay dormant, but is embraced in such a way that we get to experience bliss. We discover that ecstasy comes to us not through the acquisition of things or status, but through the activation of our limitless possibility.
The world, on the other hand, asks us to be mediocre, or to go just an inch above mediocrity. But if we live by this measure we’ll never know the experience of being truly alive. Therefore, we must up-level our social contract. What do I mean by that? (more…)