What can we discover today!
I’ve been trying to decide if this blog is just a rambling online diary, or if it has a purpose, a focus. This blog, not unlike my life, seems to meander from interest to interest, not settling down for too long on any one thing. I’ve been reading online lessons on how to blog, and today’s lesson was on narrowing the focus. Decide what it is I have to say. What is my focus? What is my theme?
My life, too, is suffering from the same difficulties. I want to be a writer. I want to be a teacher. I work in retail sales. I am a new Real Estate agent. I studied biology in school. I studied Spanish in school. I am half way prepared to work in various fields but to do well, I need to choose one, narrow my focus, learn and grow in that field.
Homeschooling was perfect in that I had the passion to learn and to teach, I loved my students and my fascination in learning a little about a lot of things served us well. I had the ability to teach in an introductory way many subjects, from music to science and history, to nature and Spanish. I could tickle their interests, and we could learn together as needed.
Unfortunately this does not translate well in the real world, the world of grown ups, careers, bills and future plans. I like a lot of things a little bit, but no one thing a lot. At least in this blog I have a little more freedom. If I have to choose a focus, it will be: What Will We Discover Today!
Life without discovery seems dull, grey, and bland. In whatever career or direction I choose to follow, there will always be things to learn and discover. In the wide focus of the blog, or the more narrow focus of a career, discovery and growth is still a choice.
I plan to write a series on Discovery, and the joy of simple discovery in our own backyards. Stay tuned. Share below in comments your joy of discovery, or how your life has meandered.