An awakening conversation with a friend this week who expressed that he wants to share his talents as a photographer to show people how to live their best life ever by helping them tell their unique stories through the eye of the camera. He's found his life's path, in declaring it, he is just simply going for it.
I love that I've been challenged lately to think about... who do I desire to be? Who says I'm not already that person? Take a step in that direction and claim it. Who's to tell me, I can't, except other people who can't themselves. Whatever is holding them back, shouldn't hold me. As independent as I seem to be in the past and even to this day, I've often let the wishes and hopes of others influence me. For the most part, I don't seek to people please but when it comes to certain people close to me, that's another story. In their view, there are things that can and can't be done. Things I should or should not BE. To release the need for that validation has been a life-long process and liberating.
"I can create whatever I want to create...."
Another friend shared with me a video of clips of inspiration from Will Smith. I know, I thought the same thing, inspired by Will Smith, the rapper/ actor, really? But just watch it, then tell me if you're not completely inspired to go out there and grab your passions by the reins and make it happen? I'm kicking my plan A into gear.
"No reason to have a plan B because it distracts from plan A...."- Will Smith