Saturday 30 June 2012

An Invitation To Do What You Love: Desire by Valarie Budayr

Desire is nothing more than that little voice which summons you to do what you love. It’s the little inkling that says,” I want to paint, write, play music, cook, help others, sculpt, garden, do yoga, create............all the time.”

So what’s stopping you?

I know, its easy to ask but difficult to answer. Over the past few months we’ve dealt with topics such as fear, procrastination, and the Enough Factor.  Another obstacle oftentimes in our way is called Forever Syndrome. If you can’t do what you love all day, every day, for the rest of your live long life, then it isn’t worth doing at all.  Or is it?

Living that creative life we all dream about is out in the future in a file labeled “One Day”,but truly finding your hearts desire is as easy as creating the moment you want to live in right now.

To be the best painter you can be, you have to paint and that happens right now. To be the best writer you can be you have to just write, show up daily or better yet right now.

In other words, Act Like It.

Whether you’re a musician, gardener, yoga instructor, personal coach, artist, cook, you just have to show up as who you are. By embracing the moment fully in your hearts desire, you are living the creative life you always dreamed of. How to build a life of forever doing your hearts desire?

One moment at a time.

Don’t wish for that moment to arrive when you get to be all that you want to be.

Claim It. You are Enough right now and perfect in your creative-self.

When you live in your desire, you can exercise the gifts you were given.

Be Happy In Your Desire

Valarie Budayr is the founder of Audrey Press and author of the book The Fox Diaries: The Year the Foxes Came to our Garden and soon to be released The Ultimate Guide to Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. She is passionate about making kid’s books come alive and you can find her doing that on her popular blog and website, Jump into a Book. When she isn’t being bookie, she is very happily the mother of three uber creative children, married to a wonderfully patient man who has come to love yarn, and caretaker of one adored cat. Other creative interests are music, travel, knitting (a bonafide yarn harlot), and gardening. She loves living a daily creative practice, where even a good cup of coffee is art.

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