There are personal issues percolating around me right now. Nothing that I haven’t dealt with before, but yet a similar set of life’s dilemmas has risen to the top of my daily thoughts. Amongst several things on my list is a need we all have in this society…money.
Several years ago, when I decided creating art was my life calling, I found a resolution to the money issue. However, due to recent events that are totally out of the control of everyone in my household, I am in that “place” again. How?…can I afford to be an artist? How?…do I make money at what I do? Is it time for me to apply for work at a big box store? Do I?…give up on my life calling?
As I told you last week, I’m working through the “Artist Way” by Julia Cameron. I think this is very good timing for me to process through this book (Thanks Jenny W! and Susan L!). My brain is more open to what Julia is saying. On my life’s journey I’ve been aware that if you keep going forward…even when you don’t feel like it, things come to you. Julia reinforces this in her book.
I’ve proven this concept once again [man, how this amazes me!]. Yesterday, I signed a contract for some freelance work and just this morning I received an email confirming a new class offering I proposed to the community college. Things are looking up. Its about having faith in the powers around you and putting it out there. I don’t understand it, but I know that it works, even when I doubt it. And when I start thinking that there’s a secret plan for life circumstances to plot against me, I am again amazed at the surprises when I just let it be.
“And when the night is cloudy, there is still a light that shines on me, shine on until tomorrow, let it be.” ~ Paul McCartney