Are you listening?
We all struggle with our own relevance in a sea of humanity that buries us in the relevance of something or someone else. We frantically and figuratively wave our hands; calling out. “do you see me?”
Humans have an innate desire to matter.
I want to matter.
…I have to matter.
Otherwise, I am insignificant and my time here has been wasted without a contribution to humanity.
Will You Remember Me?
From an early age I have been afraid I would not be remembered; that I would do nothing of real significance for which to be remembered for.
“My greatest fear is for me dying with no one knowing of any contribution I’ve ever made to create…”
Most people ask the question “Why are we here” and although I do not have the answer to why YOU are here, I know I was put here and given gifts that were meant to share with all of you.
I Am Here To Create
I think all creatives have a drive to make their mark.
It isn’t about money. It is an overwhelming need in each of us that we cannot ignore or deny. We have to live these artists’ lives, starving or otherwise, because surely if we did not pursue our creative endeavors we would shrivel up inside. It is a part of our DNA and without a creative release we would quite possibly go insane.
I have spent decades doing what I can only hope are remarkable and memorable things; things that say “I was here” so that someone someday will look at my drawings, read my writings, or hear my voice and say, “I would like to have known her” or “I knew her and she was great”…or even more profound…”I miss her”.
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