Wednesday, April 7, 2010

Senioritis... TO THE MAX

Holy cow. I cannot tell you how badly I want this:

I often find myself sitting in class thinking, "What's the point?" I'm certainly not a slacker and I wouldn't just check out and get D's just to scrape by and graduate already, but I'd be lying if I didn't admit that I am often tempted!

And it's not school that is the problem, but it's the knowledge that something is out there... something big. No, I don't have a job nailed down yet, but even in the search I've learned something about myself.

I've been offered several positions around Nashville and, surprisingly, I've turned several of them down--not because they weren't good jobs, but for some reason I feel like I was meant for more than they offered. I'm learning that, for me a least, taking the "easy" path just really isn't an option. For me a least, sitting behind a desk working for a company I couldn't care less about just isn't an option.

I want to write, I want to love, and I want to make a difference in this world: both is my personal AND in my professional life. Unfortunately, I'm finding that that isn't as easy to do as I would have liked (well, maybe it's easy, but it's not easy to do those and pay for your rent...) but the more I search and the more I live, the more I'm starting to agree with Ms. Keller when she said:

"Security is mostly a superstition... Life is either a daring adventure or nothing" -Helen Keller

Take care friends. Don't let today be ordinary in the name of "security." Take a chance today. Be daring. Have an adventure. Be everything you were created to be. 


Nicole Jeannette


kelly ann said...

i graduated last may, so i TOTALLY understand the feeling! good for you, don't settle for anything less than what you deserve. some people don't have the courage to do that... to go for what they want. power to ya, dear! :)

good luck with the rest of your semetser, sweetie. <3

Anonymous said...

Congrats on the graduation (I am assuming that you must have either just graduated or will be in the next week or so)! I think that is awesome that you are graduating and also have a grasp on how extraordinary you are. Congrats!