Don’t ask what the world needs, ask what makes you come alive. Because what the world needs is people who are alive. ~ Howard Thurman
I’m disappointed and little ticked-off today. Here’s why.
First, take a look at the necklace in the photo below, it’s a fuller view of the piece in the image at the top of this post.
Beautiful, isn’t it?
I think so. It’s made of Murano glass and Swarovski crystals, designed by a friend of mine we’ll call “T”.
T. comes alive creating one-of-a-kind pieces like these. But she is no longer doing it.
She learned while growing up that art and money didn’t go together and creating beautiful things was not a valid way to make a living.
So off she went to college to study accounting ~ which she hates.
Then she became a well-paid auditor for a major company. She was a good auditor, too – fulfilled her family’s expectations and made them proud.
But, after a while, …