Up and at 'em this morning. I bounced out of bed raring to go, after a late night playing with the most GORGEOUS smoky emeralds, hand carved wood and crystal (not necessarily together- but now I've written this- it sounds awesome! ;-) ) and was heading to the workshop, when I realized I have work at the store today.
Mixed feelings abound!
I love working part time at Ben Franklins in Redmond, Washington. The bosses are great, the staff are fabulous and the stock is wonderful. I'm surrounded by people with dreams; oozing creativity- it's like a dip in the sublime for me every day.
But, but, but...... I also REALLY want to be in my OWN workshop today.
Isn't that just like Life?
One step forward, one step back, and a quick shuffle to the side. Here we all are- doing the Cha Cha.
I've found that for me, there are two ways of looking at it.
I can ignore the responsibilities and distractions, and sprint along on the straight and narrow path to my goal (the Expressway to point Z) or, I can put my dancing shoes on, and Cha Cha back and forth through whatever life has to show me at the time, knowing that everything around me has the potential to inspire me, and that the journey is much more fun if I dance across every point; every letter on that trip from A to Z!
Here's to every distracting, wonderful, seemingly irrelevant point along the path. Brilliant- all of them.
Cha, cha, CHA!