The Promised Land in You

by | Aug 7, 2017 | Aspects of Joy |

Be yourself and live your life; and you will know Joy.

If you’re looking for a promised land that brings you joy and fulfillment, stop looking.

Stop looking for that perfect job, that perfect companion, that perfect house, that perfect vacation, that perfect whatever it is you’re looking for that will take you to your promised land.

I’ve been to the promised land, and I didn’t find what I was looking for.

When I didn’t find what I was looking for, I started looking at the next horizon, thinking my REAL promised land was over there.

It wasn’t there either – nor any of the other places I looked.

So I finally stopped looking for my promised land and I resigned myself to a life of sadness and misery.

Then a curious thing happened. I found it. I found my promised land.

Turns out I was carrying it with me all along.

Joy and fulfillment – my promised land – was always part of me.

I couldn’t find it outside of me because it’s me.

I am my Promised Land.

My human experience is my ultimate expression of personal Joy.

I will therefore be myself and live my life…

… because when I do, I know Joy.

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About the Author
Appio Hunter is an author, speaker, spiritual guide, and a guy dedicated to raising our collective EQ. He uses his seminars and workshops to facilitate conversations about authenticity, alignment, awareness, and the experience of community, connection, and joy. Appio is also a weekly columnist with The Good Men Project and co-host of the Real Men Feel Show along with his good friend Andy Grant.

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