I absolutely cannot stand waiting on other people! I have been trying to record my EP for a year and a half now! My EP! That's 5-6 songs! Why is it taking so long? I lost touch with my producer when he seemed to be getting really busy and then I emailed him again a few months ago telling him I wanted something to sell at shows. We recorded Thanksgiving break. We planned to finish up over Christmas, but when I called him, he was already booked. I left my new email address on his voicemail to hear what he has done with the songs. Two weeks later I have nothing so I emailed him last night asking what was going on with the songs. He said he thought I had dissapeared again. Um hello! He's the one always busy and hardly ever getting back to me. And he's the only person I know who will do it as cheap as he will. But geez! A year and a half! I take a little credit for not keeping in touch the first time around, but I wanted this EP pressed and ready to go in February. I even emailed him last night telling him I wanted to finish up because I have people asking to buy the record (which is incredible) and can we finish up soon? I said I had no plans to go back up to Kentucky but I would make them based around his schedule just to finish up! How much more convenient can you get? And it's not about money because I paid him a lot in advance! Errrrr. I really want to get this finished so I can close that chapter and begin on a new one.
My mom ordered me The Purpose Driven Life from Wal-Mart.com and it came in the mail today. It's a 40 day journey on finding your purpose and it's a Christian book, which I love. Day one is "It All Starts With God". I'm starting to see how self-centered I am, and how self-centered we are as a society and culture. The truth is, we can't find our purpose in ourselves. We can only find our purpose in our Creator. Just as if I were to give you a new invention without instructions, you couldn't ask the invention how it worked. It doesn't know. You'd have to ask the creator.
"None but God can satisfy the longings of an immortal soul; that as the heart was made for Him, so He only can fill it." - Richard Chenevix Trench
I also think we shouldn't define ourselves by what we do, our careers, our kids, our spouses, or our ministries.
"Everything got started in Him and finds its purpose in Him"-Colossians 1:16b (Msg)