You have done enough. But if you still choose to wake in the morning, if you still choose this dream over the other, your works here aren’t complete.
Our greatest journey is quite often hidden amongst the everyday, in plain sight. It waits and formulates, adjusts and adapts, acts and reacts.
I’ve worked diligently for over 25 years to maintain the identity of an unknown, obscure artist, rather than letting him die a sweet, quiet death, or to try in earnest to see if I might be an artist nobody likes—or, maybe to find there are many, many who do like him.
Maybe it’s ‘hard work’ and it leaves you feeling spent, emotionally wrecked and often questioning yourself… but are you engaged, excited, involved, pursuing, growing, testing or pushing your limits?