“Life’s blows cannot break a person whose spirit is warmed by the fire of enthusiasm.” – Norman Vincent Peale
A few years ago, certain events transpired in my life, and as a result of these events, I became a “puddle on the floor,” so to speak. That’s the best way I know to describe it. I was numb. Immobile. Without purpose.
I took each moment one day at a time, but only because that’s what would get me through the day. And then, with the help of friends and some soul searching, clarity smacked me across the face: This is your life, Rach. It’s going to keep unfolding whether you want it to or not. So what do you want?
I realized I wanted a life of passion. I wanted a career that excited me, that gave me freedom and a sense of purpose within the bigger picture. I wanted to spend time building lasting friendships with people who inspired me. I wanted to be at peace with myself and who I was, regardless of my “relationship status.”
The change was gradual – still each day one moment at a time, but with enthusiasm, with passion.
Fear is immobilizing. Lack of passion is immobilizing. Get angry, be sad, feel what you gotta feel, but let these feeling fuel change. What do you want?
Enough about me. I want to hear from you. What are you passionate about?
Song of the Week: “Elephant” – Tame Impala