37. Curiosity

“We keep moving forward, opening new doors, and doing new things, because we are curious and curiosity keeps leading us down new paths.” –Walt Disney

I am so very grateful that at this point in my life I have a true hunger for knowledge and the passion to learn.  This was not always the case but today I feel drawn to look deeper and seek further than I ever had before.

I have a couple of colleagues that I look up to in my area of interest who are younger than I am. They have been practicing our craft longer than I have.  They have excelled and I find myself asking them questions, looking to them for guidance, and seeking out their experience to perfect my craft.  I always speak up when I do not understand what is going on, because no one ever looked down on me for asking questions.

I was excited when a friend gave me a suggested list of reading to continue my quest, and I ordered every book. Reflecting on other aspects of my life where I have been most knowledgeable and people ask me for advice, it occurred to me that I have done a great deal of reading, studying, and putting it all to practice. I realize that it is my curiosity that has been my benefit in all these areas.

Affirmation: My curiosity in life leads me to the Universal answer. Every question in my mind today is a clue to my next adventure. I love me some curiosity.

Call to Action: Think about what you may want to learn or perhaps areas of your life that you are lacking; now think about the areas in your life that you have the greatest knowledge or skills.  This week impart how you aquired the knowledge you have and apply that same effort to the areas you want to grow in. Share with the CYLFriday community what simple step you are going to take today to advance towards future knowledge.

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