Wisdom from Lorna Nicholson
Life is about passion, finding something to do that makes you excited and gives you a reason to live.
That something can be anything. Too many people are afraid to live passionately because they fear they won’t be successful at their passion. Yes, some people, like professional musicians, actors, and athletes, make millions of dollars doing what they love and that is fantastic. Unfortunately, so many people look at them and say, “I can’t do that. I’m not good enough at my passion.” So they give up and live a life that is safe.
But, honestly, pursuing your passion doesn’t mean you have to make millions of dollars doing it.
Think of the woman, who at the age of 50, felt unfilled in her life so she decided to take an art class. As a young girl she loved art class, and always got A’s. Was she going to quit her job and take up painting at the age of 50? No. She still had a mortgage to pay. In the class, she created some beautiful water colors that she ended up framing so they could hang on her walls.
The first day she went to the class she was petrified that she wouldn’t be any good. Once there, however, she relaxed and remembered how much she loved to paint. Now, she can be seen outside, on sunny Saturdays, painting to her heart’s content….Continue reading at InspireMeToday.com.
Lorna has published over 20 books, both fiction and non-fiction, including the recent YA novel Through Indigo’s Eyes.
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