Anyone can take a picture… a person with passion sees the picture before it’s taken and shooting what it feels like. That moment when you finally admit to yourself you’re not the least bit “girly”…you like to look pretty but you still get along better with guys than you probably ever will with not all but most girls…I guess that makes me a tomboy? I dunno but if there’s drama, I don’t want to be there! Life is too short!
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Commencement speakers are always telling young people to follow their passions. Be true to yourself. This is a vision of life that begins with self and ends with self. But people on the road to inner light do not find their vocations by asking, what do I want from life? They ask, what is life asking of me? How can I match my intrinsic talent with one of the world’s deep needs?
Their lives often follow a pattern of defeat, recognition, redemption. They have moments of pain and suffering. But they turn those moments into occasions of radical self-understanding — by keeping a journal or making art. As Paul Tillich put it, suffering introduces you to yourself and reminds you that you are not the person you thought you were. Those are the people we want to be.