Sometimes the problem is not that you can’t find the time for something you want to do, as we discussed yesterday, but rather that the time is not now. This kind of timing is best recognized after the fact. Have you ever said, “Oh, I really wanted that! But if I had gotten it when I first asked for it, I wouldn’t have been able to cope with it?”
Divine timing steps into play when we are working along a path to a life purpose, such as being a successful and widely published author. Continue reading
- Failure to send in an article query by the deadline.
- Watching contest deadlines come and go.
- Not picking up the phone to schedule a workshop or speaking engagement.
- Accumulating a few rejections and not sending the manuscript back out.
Whenever we fail to act, even though our minds are telling us that we should act, our inner wisdom may be trying to teach us something. Often, the hidden lesson is more powerful and more valuable than the outcomes of any contest could be. So, let’s dig. Continue reading
The first thing to know is that the sticky spots are where the gold is buried. Where you feel anger or pain or frustration or shame or insecurity or envy—these are the places where the playground is waiting for you and where the healing is ready to take place. Continue reading
Why do you write? Why do you submit your work for others to judge, to accept or not? Why do you put yourself on the line, over and over again, opening up your creation to the judgments of others who can freely declare your work to be good or bad, worthy or not?
Perhaps it is because this is the path (one of the paths) your spirit has chosen for this lifetime. If the goal is soul growth, then the writing life is the playground. Continue reading