The importance of having a purpose

“When freedom does not have a purpose, when it does not wish to know anything about the rule of law engraved in the hearts of men and women, when it does not listen to the voice of conscience, it turns against humanity and society.”
Pope John Paul II

(Photograph: Goose walking along waterway at Lake Michigan/ Chicago, Illinois/ Julie Cook/ 2013)

I really enjoyed watching the geese out by the lake (Lake Michigan). This particular goose was walking across the pathway, around the waterway at the Park, with such purpose that he almost dared me to continue walking which would have put the two of us at the same spot at the same time. I stopped, allowing him to pass on as he seemed much more determined than I did.

I just love these sorts of encounters—with animals, birds,etc…they teach me so very much–about life and living and about myself.

Make certain the you always have a positive purpose for your life.