It’s a depressing march…tiptoeing along with the masses to the humdrum beat of mediocrity.
There’s a place inside that wants so much more. It’s that untouchable part of us that wants to soar.
Drowning it in busywork, worries, television, wine, or best intentions might be the popular choice, but what drowns dies…and before you know it, the days turn into nothing more than a mourning of what could be, should be, and ain’t-never-gonna-happen.
When you follow your heart, it may take you to places where you fall down and they laugh in your face. None of that will matter, though, because the beat of your own drum will be so loud you won’t even be able hear one word the critics, skeptics, or dogmatic followers of the status quo have in store for you.
If you’re doing what makes you happy, it doesn’t matter one bit what anybody else thinks, says, or does.
In my own life, I have a deep and overwhelming urge to write about the shit I’m going through, what I’m learning from it, and then to share it with others. It’s what makes me [Read more…]