EPISODE 41: Resurrecting Your Dreams — Thoughts from Felicia on Easter Weekend

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Getting ready to sing with a combined ecumenical choir – different Christian faiths coming together for Good Friday service.

What would you do if you didn’t need to make money?

That’s the theme of today’s show. It’s been a while since I’ve done a show without a guest and I thought Easter weekend would be the perfect time to talk about resurrecting your dreams – even if you do it for no money.

When I was a little girl, my favorite game was school, but only if I could be the teacher. Well, I grew up to become an adjunct college professor and loved it, until I wanted to stay home with my babies and raise them.

Another dream I had was being on stage – acting and singing. I used to imagine my acceptance speech at the Oscars or with my name in lights on Broadway. But as a teen and young adult, I had no one providing any kind of professional direction and help, so I had to feel my way around in what felt like the dark and I never figured out what to do to get there. As a first generation college graduate, there was no one in my family I could turn to and ask for advice on choosing majors or career paths. And I am far from alone. (By the way – I’m not complaining at all… my folks are awesome and gave me the foundation in my life to accomplish everything I’ve ever wanted!)

Well, today I can happily say I’ve found a way to sing for hundreds of people every single weekend as part of the choir at the Cathedral of the Most Sacred Heart of Jesus and I adore it!

Singing next to the other female tenor in the choir. What a blessing to honor the Lord together through song!

Most people live their lives going from job to job, never really designing the life they want. They work hard during the day, come home, do what’s required at night (feeding the family, doing laundry, things like that), collapse on the couch and do it all again the next day.

And there are LOTS of people who have SO MANY interests they’re not sure what path to follow, so many just stay stuck.

If either of those cases is where you are right now – and you find yourself wishing there was more to life, or that you could only find time to do something else or different, today’s show is for YOU!

I’ll also be live-streaming via video on my Facebook page here.