Saturday, October 25, 2008

First, go check THIS OUT. Its a giveaway over at The Secret is in the Sauce :).

Now, for those of you who came back (*giggle*) I wanted to share something else with you that I found today. I've been searching for new reads like a crazy person lately and happened on this amazing writer. A few posts back she said something that completely stuck with me and I want you to read the whole article, but I'm going to post the section that meant a lot to me. After you read it here please go over to her blog and show her some love.

[...I’m sick of being afraid. I’m sick of letting my voice drop as I say it. From this moment forward, I am taking myself as seriously as I possibly can. Writing (or photography for me) is all I ever think about, day and night, all the time. Why wait until someone else tells me I’ve arrived? Why wait until I finally believe my credentials speak for themselves, when I know damn well there will never be a list long enough and good enough for the bully that lives inside my head? Why not use my own words to tell you all who I am? I am going to fly without thinking about how I look to you. I am not inadequate. I am not less than. I am not ashamed. I am not a part-time dreamer...]
She wrote it from the perspective of a writer - but it completely applies to me in my photography...and ANY of us who have an art or talent that we love and are passionate about.


Meaghan said...

That was a very beautiful passage...thank you for sharing!

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Maggie, Dammit said...

ohmygosh THANK YOU! I am so flattered by this I don't know what to say. I am so glad you've been inspired to own your talent. Your photos are beautiful -- and more importantly, it's clearly your passion, and that's everything.

Good luck to you, and thank you for the link! :)