In the shadow life, we live in denial.
We pursue callings that take us nowhere and permit ourselves to be controlled by compulsions that we cannot understand (or are not aware of) and whose outcomes serve only to keep us caged, unconscious and going nowhere.
~Steven Pressfield, Turning Pro
I’ve known my path as a writer since I was about nine years old. However, I allowed a lot of life to get in the way before I got right with it.
For a number of years I distracted myself with education: attending college and then medical school. I had glimpses of my path in those years but convinced myself that the path I was on at the time held the greater reward and was for the greater good. But it wasn’t. [Read more…] about Shadow Careers, Hybrid Careers, and our Deepest Calling