In other news, I got a job. I actually received the call a few days ago but was debating the merits of forsaking my privacy for a more intimate fellowship with an audience I do not know or see. In the meantime, I’ll tell you that I’ll be working in a Christian organisation. That much I’ll reveal for now because there are things I’d like to share with you.
I stepped out of the bath just now and in one carthartic moment wondered, “can God use someone so ambitious?”. I’ll have you know I had great plans for my life. I still have great plans for my life. Plans I find hard to give to God.
For as long as I could remember, I’ve always wanted to be a writer. I’ve always wanted to touch people’s lives, change the way they look at the world, and perhaps be remembered in the annals of contemporary lore.
When the door closed on my pursuit of obtaining a degree in English literature I found myself lost. I drifted into a diploma course in international business. Though I grasped the concepts and theories, I could not envision myself being part of the business machine. At the same time, my pride could not envision me failing.
I don’t know what went wrong. How I landed here. How the whole business of web design landed on my lap. Photography. Information architecture. I live and breathe it. I spend hours reading up on these things. I love it, but not half as much as I love crafting a short story. To this day, I still dream of making it as a writer.
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