Passion

The other day i was filling out forms for my blog, and one of the questions on the form was “What is your passion?”.

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With passion being defined as “strong and barely controllable emotion.”, this was a hard question of me.

I had to stop and put the form away. I couldn’t answer that question.

I have no passion.

Nothing.

That got me thinking.

Is that normal to be passionless?

I have things i enjoy, but nothing i am truly passionate about.

This worries me.

This makes me feel like i will live a life that is dull/boring or unfilled. Life is short, it is meant to be enjoyed and lived to the fullest. But if i have no passion/nothing that drives me, what kind of life is that?

How does one even go about finding their passion? Do they seek it out, or does it naturally come to them?

When i am feeling this way about something, of course i head to Google for some answers. I typed in “how to find your passion” and was thrown into a virtual world of pretty pictures, flow charts and questionnaires.

My hope was high as i clicked on “ten questions to help you find your passion”, but that hope filled bubble burst when i was stuck on the very first question.

Will i ever be able to find my passion, if i can’t even answer the first question?

I closed my laptop and went off to bed with that gloomy thought lingering in my mind.

So, if you can’t answer a questionnaire to find your passion, do you then experiment with a bunch of different hobbies/jobs/volunteer work until you find it? Or, like i previously said, do you wait for your passion to come to you naturally?

I’m still not sure. I’d have to check Google, but i don’t want to get sucked down that wormhole again.

All of this brings up another thought…

Do purpose and passion go together? Can you live a life without passion, but with purpose? Or vice versa?

Clearly i don’t have any of the answers to these questions, but hopefully today’s blog post has given you some food for thought.

Oh and in case you are also searching for your passion (and are better at answering questionnaires than i am), here’s Oprah’s 10 questions to finding your passion. Good luck!

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We Love Earth Week 2018 {Day 7}

Hi Guys!!

Today is Earth Day!! So that means today is the last day of our “We Love Earth Week” celebration, I hope you have enjoyed it as much as we have!

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Today, we went to a nearby lake, for a little nature walk.

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Except for a little bit of wind, it was a beautiful day.

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And we even saw some deer.

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As far as our snack for the day, it’s kids choice today. They get to pick from any of the snacks we had all week long. They wanted “Ants On A Log”.

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For our book today, we read “I Am Earth”

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So that’s it! That’s the end of our “We Love Earth Week” celebration!

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We Love Earth Week 2018 {Day 6}

Hi Guys!

Today is day 6 of my “We Love Earth Week” celebration! Here’s what we have going on today…

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  • Our activity today is to plant some seeds

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That’s it for today! Be sure to stop by again tomorrow for our 7th and final day!!

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We Love Earth Week 2018 {Day 5}

Hi Guys!

Today is day 5 of my “We Love The Earth Week” celebration. Let’s see what we have going on today…

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  • Today’s activity was going on a walk and picking up trash along the way.

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It was super windy, but the kids all enjoyed picking up trash.

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That’s it for today! Stop by again tomorrow for day 6!

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We Love Earth Week 2018 {Day 4}

Hi Guys!

Here’s what we got going on for day 4 of our “We Love Earth Week” celebration…

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  • Today’s snack is cookies! Sugar cookies with food coloring, to make them look like the Earth.

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  • Today’s arts/crafts project is making EARTH signs.
    Here is how you make them:
    First you start out with a piece of construction paper or cardstock (any color you want to use will do, i just happened to have blue paper on hand).
    Using glue write out the letters EARTH.

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Then take whatever you have found around your yard (grass, flowers, dirt, sticks, etc.) and attach it to the glue.

And something like this should be your outcome…

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That’s it for today’s celebration! Stop by again tomorrow for day 5!

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We Love Earth Week 2018 {Day 3}

Hi Guys!

Today is day 3 of my “We Love Earth Week” celebration!

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Here’s what we have been up today:

  • Our snack for today was inspired from this pinterest post, however mom fail, i forgot to buy pretzel sticks, so my kids really had no idea what this was supposed to be…

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Oh well, they all still ate it. I added in the banana slice to make it look like the sun.

  • I download that printable yesterday from Teachers Pay Teachers and it had these fun word wall cards that we used today to talk about different Earth Day vocabulary words and ways that they each help the Earth.

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Then we drew pictures of how we can help the Earth

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Dasean drew the Earth giving himself a thumbs up for drawing himself recycling.

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That’s it for our celebration today! Be sure to stop by tomorrow for day 4!

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We Love Earth Week 2018 {Day 2}

Hi Guys!

I’m back with day 2 of our week long “We Love Earth Week” celebration!

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Here’s what’s on the agenda today:

  • For our snack today we are having “Ants on a log”

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I make mine a little differently than the norm, because my kids don’t like raisins. For our “Ants on a log” we use; celery, natural peanut butter, and vegan chocolate chips. All my kiddos thoroughly enjoyed them, here’s Cruz giving them a thumbs up!

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  • Weather permitting we are going on a nature walk today, and i’m going to use this free printable from Teachers Pay Teachers.

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  • The Earth Day documentary we started watching yesterday is pretty long, so we are finishing it up today.

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That’s all we have planned for today. Be sure to stop by again tomorrow for day 3!

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