Not Everyone Has A Mission

Karina Pawlak
7 min readJan 31, 2024
Mission Resonance. 2023. Avatar created from Karina’s self portrait using Lensa

Ever since I was a child I felt a sense of mission. I felt in my soul there is something I need to do. And, not just anything. Something beyond the expected responsibility of getting an education, a job, and bearing children. This feeling drives me. But sometimes it feels heavy.

I have argued with this feeling and accused it of being wrong. I argued that I don’t need to strive so hard at all. But then I felt the…

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Karina Pawlak

Philosopher. Artist. Powerlifter. Author of Lifting Weights & Growing Organs. https://www.amazon.com/dp/1927023939