Ambition: Slaying the Swine of Willfulness

Ambition struggles with restraints like a squealing pig strapped to the altar of reality. We’re just not that important in ways we want to be and extremely so in ways we never dreamed we’d be.

So we regularly have to slay our dreams of grandeur so we can live a life pleasing to our Creator.

Recently, a former neighbor reminded me of the time his pig got out and uprooted my father’s fence. Although now in his forties, he still had a sheepish look on his face as he shared. So the imagery of this pig’s destructive power was fresh in my mind when I wrote this post.

It’s difficult for me to detect when my ambition is productive and when it takes me off course because the course often changes. READ THE ENTIRE POST…


About JoDee Luna

“I’m lost in a love affair with portrait painting!” JoDee Luna confesses. This author, artist, and educator describes herself as a creative eclectic due to her diverse history, multiple talents, and various career pursuits. She enjoys a host of creative expressions: mixed media, mask making, floral designing, photography, sculpture, and gardening. JoDee believes the creative process infuses her with the courage to try on new artistic identities, take inspired risks, and explore imaginative ideas. She seeks to share her insights with others through her book, Refrain from the Identical: Insight and Inspiration for Creative Eclectics and website by the same name, Both provide helpful tips and inspiration for artistic multi-taskers, those who enjoy various forms of artistic expression.
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