Monday, August 24, 2009
Do What you Love
Oh sure, we hear this and we say to ourselves, "Yea right, I love to sit on the beach." How is that productive or worthwhile? How can I earn a living doing that? Well, true, you can't optimally make money doing nothing but sitting on a beach. But maybe...just maybe...
I'm not exactly sitting on a beach, but the joy I feel as I stir a soap pot brings me as much joy, I promise. It's really about listening carefully to your heart. Listen and take one small action at a time. It seems to me that when you try to follow your heart, it's one small step at a time. Step outside of your comfort zone and see how it feels. Notice that it doesn't hurt. It's scary, but it does you no harm. It's possible to speak your mind and be kind at the same time (to others and yourself). It's not one giant step for mankind, although it can become a giant step, in time.
I don't have this all figured out. I sit in the midst of a bit of chaos (if chaos can be delivered in 'bits.') My desk is piled high, my to-do list is lost. My calendar is not complete. But there is joy in my heart. And at this moment, that is enough for me.
It seems that Big Fat Soap Co. is a culmination of all that I am, all that I have experienced, and all that I may become. But who knows, really? I only know right now that this brings me great joy and that there is potential here. Relationships are developing that are comforting, but only because I have stepped outside of my comfort zone.
Won't you join me? Let's see what happens when we look inside and take action. One small step at a time.
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