Your Life Theme
Your Life Theme explains that we all have one or more life themes that affects the quality of our life every day. Do you know what your life theme is? Learn how to discover it by ordering this thought-provoking presentation.
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Everybody develops a way of being in the world. From the time we’re very small we work on this. I’ve called it a life theme. If we know what this theme is, it helps us understand ourselves and understand why we behave the way we behave under given circumstances. If you follow this presentation, you have a really good chance of learning what your life’s theme is and then you can understand how you developed it, and also understand how it impacts your everyday life. We’re also going to understand the spiritual implications of a life theme. It’s going to be kind of like a class that you take.
I know a man, as an example, who was raised by a single mom. He had two siblings. His earliest memory was of falling down and his mother holding him in her lap on the couch and comforting him. His mother never spanked any of her children, but always pointed out the consequences of their behavior to them when they got in trouble, or hurt themselves or whatever. His mother never really restricted him, but she was unerringly interested in what he was doing and where he was, especially when he got to be a teenager. When he was in the third grade he remembers telling his mother that he wanted a bike. And she explained that she wouldn’t have any money to buy one until Christmas. But she also explained – since it was February – that he could start a lawn care business of his own and make enough money to buy his own bike if he wanted it sooner than that. So he did that with her encouragement and support. She helped him make up some flyers. He walked around the neighborhood, putting them out. Pretty soon, he had so much business he had to hire his little sister to help him, because besides mowing lawns, he also included pulling weeds. It wasn’t long before he was a proud owner of a beautiful new bicycle. He said the realization came to him, at that time when he got his new bike, that the sky was the limit. He could make his life be the way that he wanted it to if he made good choices and worked hard. By the time he was forty-five, he was making a quarter-million dollars a year. So that early lesson that he learned, the confidence that his mother helped him have, the idea that he could work hard and that life would always work out kind of became his theme, didn’t it? When I asked him about his earliest memories, that’s what he came up with.