Get a ‘real’ job!

Dear Molly,

I am lost.  I just quit my job, and I don’t know what to do.  I’ve always wanted to be a painter, but everyone keeps telling me I should get a ‘real’ job – that I can’t make a living as a painter.  Maybe they’re right.  What do you think?

– Lost in Louisiana

Dear Lost in Louisiana,

If you really want to paint – then you should paint.  What other people have to say about it doesn’t matter.  What matters is that you do what you love.  Can you imagine if you waited your whole life and looked back to see you didn’t follow your heart?  How would you feel knowing you did what everyone else wanted you to do – instead of what you wanted to do?

Don’t let that happen.  Pick up your paintbrush and start painting – today.  It can be a real job, but you have to believe it for yourself.  Let yourself get lost in your painting for awhile.  I think you might find yourself there.

Have fun!

Love,

Molly

 

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