Posted by: Kelly Deeny | September 13, 2015

Sunday SoulJourn: Entertainment Path

13 September 2015

2015-09-06 11.33.15

I soljourned this weekend to one of my favorite places in the United States – Los Angeles! Some say it’s a big city like all the others: loud, noisy, overcrowded with buildings and people. For them, that may hold true. I see it differently. I feel at home there, as though the artistic spirit flutters, pleading to soar free. I sense kindred spirits, creative energy, and a palpable electricity.

From the time I was quite young, I envisioned myself in an artistic career. I just didn’t know how it would take shape or where I would fit. I also suffered from a lack of self-confidenceĀ and belief that I could succeed and thrive in a harshly criticized world of entertainment. Would I get swallowed up by personalities more forceful and passionate? Would I let others walk all over me? Would I question my skills and value when confronted with someone who has more experience or expertise?

I let those questions impede my progression, never taking steps toward that journey. I think back to the young girl who dreamed big and lived small. I don’t know whether she would have lasted in the rumored cutthroat world, but the woman I am today moves forward with confidence in myself, my talents, and my value. I’m ready to learn, absorb, and connect in an industry I respect and admire.

Advertisements

Responses

  1. […] https://kellydeeny.com/2015/09/13/sunday-souljourn-entertainment-path/ […]


Spam comments are not welcome and will NOT be approved.

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

Categories

%d bloggers like this: