When one door closes…
It doesn’t always shut. At least not completely.
We take chances. We have dreams, ambitions, and goals and sometimes it takes longer to get there than we would like it to. There are hurdles we need to jump through, tests we have to take, and messes we have to clean up before we end up where we need to be. Some people are lucky. They are exactly where they want to be first thing. They get their dream job right out of the gate. Maybe they have that talent, or they just work really hard and everything just falls into place. For others, it takes years before everything fits. Either way, you get there, and you don’t give up.
We all have twists and turns that get in the way of what we want to do in our lives, and about 50% of it ends up being financial. Money plays a big part in what you can and cannot do, or at least what you want to do, and what is actually realistic. We’d all like for college to not be a debt sentence and to be able to not live paycheck to paycheck, but life isn’t always that easy.
If you would have asked me ten years ago what I would be doing today, I would have said living in New York, Los Angeles, or Vancouver BC making horror movies.
The other half is either us, or someone else standing in our own way. There are rules, unfortunately. Sometimes we don’t have enough experience, and we have to grow. There is a positive side of that, though. You can only get better with time. Patience is key. You never know how long it will take, and that could be quite a while. When one door close
Just because one thing doesn’t work out at first, doesn’t mean that it won’t work out ever. Keep pushing, keep pursuing. Most importantly, never give up.