The photo above is what I picture when I think of "Calling", a heavenly inspiration of divine proportions that let's you know what you are supposed to do. I keep searching for that in my life but so far, there have been no burning bushes. The closest I've come is starting my charcoal grill too close to my roses. So for lack of a Moses moment, I have to go with what nags at me - you should be writing on your blog. It's the feeling that hits me when I look at my inbox and see all of the blog posts I've subscribed to. It is confirmed in the joy I feel when I do sit down and write. And it is the ache in me that wishes I could help people heal broken hearts like mine.
For the next 31 days, I'm going to do my best to honor that calling and write. Since I haven't come up with something that speaks to me as a theme, I'm going to push myself out of a comfort zone and write on the Five-Minute Free Writes topics. For the past couple of years I've come up with a theme and earlier in the year I came up with a really easy theme (which I may save for the month of December) but I've decided to pick over the ledge at what scares me and take a chance on finding my voice through the topics chosen by FMF bloggers.
Maybe by October 31, I will have my burning bush moment, if for no other reason than these next 31 days light a fire in me to take action on that nagging feeling and answer the call to write.