Taking time to self-reflect and consider the roles one plays is a very productive task. In the quiet moments of self-reflection, you can embark on a mental journey through the various roles you play—human being, father, uncle, friend, brother, business leader, church secretary and citizen. This inventory offers clarity about where you’ve been, where you stand, and the exciting paths you could explore. As you dwell on these roles, you would recognize the ambitious call to be the best you can at these roles. You would also recognise a longing to grow into new roles.
On some levels, you are defined by the roles you play. Some roles give us our core identity. An identity that forces you to level up and do whatever it takes to deliver results. We can see therefore that if someone lacks a good sense of roles and responsibilities, they might struggle to grow. This practice reveals to us that life is a tapestry woven with diverse roles. Each thread contributes to the larger picture, emphasizing the importance of intentionality in fulfilling these roles. For a life of purpose and fulfillment, you have to be the best steward, mother and founder that you can.
As you consider the roles you play, reflect on Proverbs 3:6 (ESV): “In all your ways acknowledge him, and he will make straight your paths.” This wisdom encourages us to submit our roles, ambitions, and plans to divine guidance in order to shape our journey with purpose. Every role you play at home, in your community, or in your organisation necessitates a distinct set of actions and intentions. This daily reflection is a spiritual practise, a reminder that each role is an opportunity to serve a higher purpose and positively contribute to the world.