The reason this blog resonates with me is of course as most of you know, I love, love, & love to write! However I have found myself checking my stats on my website constantly. The more hits I get each day the more ego, energetic I get. Somehow I feel more worthy, crazy right? None of this should matter. I will always continue to write about what I feel or what is brought to my heart. I so love everyone's comments, concerns and stories. Each one I receive I send a grateful blessing and just thank God that your story may have touched someone else. The comments I get help me understand about all of us as a whole. The comments also make my heart smile and for that I am forever grateful.
When I wrote Jealous Ellis a few people came up to me excited and wanted to know if I had made any money off the book and if so how much? When I stated, "Zero dollars," they immediately looked at me like I was high and could not understand the amount of time I put into the publishing. Their faces read, "Why would you even do this then?" Honestly I wrote this book in my mind as I was sitting along a river bank at Glenn Ellis Camp Ground and noticed a duck going up and down the white capped currents so smoothly. "Ding, Ding", a light went off and I went back home and wrote it in 90 minutes. The same applies for "Thank You." My only intentions were to share this with my mom, dad, biological mom and adopted friends. I did not write this with any $$ signs in my head. The look on my mom's face when I gave it to her for her birthday was all I needed. Then when my dad read it and called me he said, "Wow Sandi, I never knew you could write." When he said that, I felt like I won the lottery! Writing "Thank You," took me one hour and maybe a few minutes. lol
I have been working on other stories for years now, but they have not come as quickly as the other 2 books. Why? The other one's I feel I am over thinking and get overwhelmed when I have to sit down and look at them. Jealous Ellis and Thank You came solely from my heart, not my head. Anyway, I would love for you to take a moment and read Wayne Dyer's blog that I have attached. Please read it especially if you are passionate about something. I promise you will not be disappointed.
I myself will keep writing more and checking less on my website hits. My ego is what needs to see them or hear people's approval and disapproval. Thinking about it, even my dad's beautiful compliment should not affect me. We should all be driven by our own passion and not other's opinions, whether good or bad. Focus on what drives you with excitement; this truly is the path to fulfillment. Peace..........http://www.drwaynedyer.com/blog/archive/2013/3