May 20Liked by Donn King

I love that I am able to follow your creative process! I appreciate that you share with us all. I am still learning about what lights me up, because I have been a people pleaser my entire life. It has only come to pass recently that I realized I wasn’t sure which parts of my life were actually “me.” It has been such a strange journey trying to weed my way through that. Your thoughts about how a calling does not necessarily have to be what one does for a living really have made me think. Our society pushes this cookie-cutter notion that if you "follow your passion and do what you love you'll never work a day in your life.” My thoughts are this: if I monetize what I love and rely on it for income will it still be what I love? Would this be more likely to remove the joy? Also, do some people need to toil away at something (work) to truly be able to experience the full joy of laying their work down to dive into their passion? This lends to the notion that one can never experience true joy without knowing true pain. Thank you for making me ponder. I look forward to hearing more from you!

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