What Do You Do To Feed Your Soul?
A soul goal is a goal that is so important, that it meets every one of your most intimate goals. It touches you down into your emotional and spiritual levels. The other day I was at the grocery store and a woman was ahead of me at the checkout and she didn’t have enough on her EBT card to pay for all of her groceries. I just happened to have the exact change in my pocket and I gave it to her with no strings attached. It probably excited me more than it did her to give it to her. This is part of what it means to have a soul goal.
My writing involves my soul goal in that what I write is not just historical romantic fiction, but it is Christian historical romantic fiction. Every one of my books not only offers entertainment, but it also offers a Biblical perspective that is different from a lot of the Christian historical romances that are out there. This feeds my soul in a way that other things don’t.
Another aspect of feeding my soul involves living a simple lifestyle. I work a job which doesn’t demand much from my physically or mentally, but I do it because it simply brings in cash flow. I also only work three days per week. This way I have four days off per week focus on following my writing passion. My plans are to include a small garden this year (with future plans to expand it) to get some chickens and a couple of goats. My house is small (less than 300 square feet). I own my trailer and my truck outright. Also I would like to explore the idea of producing my own solar electricity. This feeds my soul because I feel as though I am not only protecting the environment, but I am not overusing my share of the world’s natural resources.
Affirmation: I am a Prolific Writer
As of today, I have added another 3000 words to my book’s second draft giving me over 63 thousand words. The reason that I am able to keep up with this pace so far is because I had Sunday off. We will see if I can continue my good fortune as the month progresses. It would be nice if I could not only finish this second draft, but also get a head start on next month!
Donna Brown is an ordained minister. As Author Cygnet Brown, she has recently published her first nonfiction book: Simply Vegetable Gardening: Simple Organic Gardening Tips for the Beginning Gardener
She is also the author of historical fiction series The Locket Saga. which includes When God Turned His Head and Soldiers Don’t Cry, the Locket Saga Continues. Her upcoming book A Coward’s Solace will be available soon. Click here for more information about Cygnet Brown and her books.