Let yourself be silently drawn by the strange pull of what you really love. It will not lead you astray. -Rumi
|Packing for a recent business trip|
My cousin recently posted this saying from Rumi and the meaning resonates with me. My "career" consists of employment that is frustrating and leaves me feeling empty. I work hard. I rely on that income to maintain my household. I may never be able to be a "stay at home" quilter. To top it off, I travel frequently for my job. All of these are reasons that I should not pursue a new business selling my quilted creations. Except for one thing: it is my passion. It gives me reason to breathe and puts a lift in my step (when I know I am heading to the sewing room!). I will be drawn by the pull of what I love and I will pursue that with zeal!
Packing for a recent business trip had me a little blue...a whole week with no progress towards a new quilt. No sewing. No fabric. I actually started having delirium tremens. I decided that was rubbish! I pulled a bigger suitcase out of the closet and packed my 24X18 cutting mat, rotary cutter, ruler and several quilts to cut out. I will not be deterred!