Yesterday morning, I read a friend’s social media status which said something along the lines of “Photography is like living the life you dream, it’s never easy but it’s achievable.” A second friend remarked, “Things worth having are never easy”. This got me to thinking … Shouldn’t it should be easy?
When you are on the right track of living your dream, making a move, or conquering a new career … it should most certainly be easy. The cosmos should align. The path should be marked with promise. Support from friends and family should be vast. Confidence in self should be at an all time high. Progress should be sweeping and complete.
I’m not saying that there should be no effort involved in creating your dream here on earth. Yes, there should. It will require skill, dedication, determination, focus, talent, perseverance, tenacity, problem solving, and time … but yes, god damn it, it should be easy. Absolutely ridiculously easy. This is your chosen path, your life’s work. And the universe should, and will, encourage you. If it’s hard … Just too friggin’ hard, then something is wrong.
How does one start their life over again? I have no idea. I guess I’ll start by continuing to find a way to breathe. By getting out of bed every morning and putting one foot in front of the other. By caring for myself with bubble baths and kitten kisses and hopefully one day all that was will be but a lovely memory of some vaporous dream.Read More»