“What’s the reality? Is it not fascinating? Of course, it’s fascinating. If we allow ourselves to be fascinated by it, it is incredibly fascinating. And it is this desire for peace that you have in you. To be content.” —Prem Rawat
In author Bill Bryson’s A Brief History of Everything, he vividly conveys a brief history of you: “Not one of your pertinent ancestors was squashed, devoured, drowned, starved, stranded, stuck fast, untimely wounded, or otherwise deflected from its life’s quest of delivering a tiny charge of genetic material to the right partner at the right moment in order to perpetuate the only possible sequence of hereditary combinations that could result—eventually, astoundingly, and all too briefly—in you.”
You are one of kind and may wonder if discovering your genealogy could help you learn all you can about yourself. If you’ve ever watched shows that trace a person’s lineage, you’ve seen that guests are mesmerized by their ancestors’ sagas, delighted by their triumphs, heartbroken by their tragedies, and awed by the death-defying voyages they endured to realize their dreams of a better life for themselves and their families.
There is an innate desire in human beings to find out who they are. But you are far more than your genetic make-up. Throughout history there have been those who have understood the wisdom of the words: “Know thyself.” You have the possibility of being one of them. What better way to honor your ancestors, your descendants–and most importantly you--than to fulfill the purpose of why you were created. That discovery is the most thrilling adventure you could ever embark on—the journey to the center of your Self.
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