Passion Panic

I’m on a reading-about-finding-your-passion spree.

So far I’ve read: UNWRAPPING YOUR PASSION by Karen Putz, THE CROSSROADS OF SHOULD AND MUST by Elle Luna, re-read THE HAPPINESS PROJECT by GRETCHEN RUBIN, and THE ALCHEMIST by Paulo Coelho (because I love it).

Funny thing is, I already know my passion (spoiler: it’s writing). I think I just need to hear people tell me it’s not always easy. Writing a single page can be daunting, and even the idea of putting one sentence to paper is potentially terrifying at times.

In case you need to hear this: just because something doesn’t come easy or not always feels like a joyful endeavor, doesn’t mean it’s not what you’re supposed to do. Whether it’s baking, cooking writing, building a website, raising your kids, {fill in the blank}  if you put just a fraction of your heart in it, it’s worth it.

Here’s a photo of my puppy 🙂

Five Years

How do you see yourself five years from now?

Five years ago I started this website, age 33, armed with dreams of being a published writer, head full of story, heart full of hope. Now I’m 38, and five years have passed, and the only thing that’s on my mind is: WHERE THE HELL DID THOSE YEARS GO? 2016 WAS LAST YEAR, 2017 WAS LAST YEAR, 2018 WAS LAST YEAR, 2019 WAS YESTERDAY, 2020 DIDNOT HAPPEN.

But optimistic as I am, I renewed my domain name, because I like having a corner of the Internet where I can scream about years that flashed by. The dreams are the same, the hope still intact, the only thing I’ve to figure out is how to stop time from slipping through my fingers.

I hope you are well 🙂