She’s the one that bought my first guitar, paid for my first music lesson, and emerged from the audience to hug me right in the middle of my first live performance before an audience.
Yes, my dear mother did all that. Now, I don’t believe I was known for having an exceptional love for music or any display of musical talent in my early years. Still, when I first made my desire known to learn the guitar, she didn’t need further convincing. So, she diverted her limited resources to meet what could have been passed off as a nascent youthful itch. While my mother is very supportive by nature to all her children, her contributions in my musical passion stands out. This is because she showed it at a time when my personal exploration of my creativity was in its exponential growth phase. Had she not, that desire of mine may have been frustrated and wilted… for life.
Now it’s your turn to observe someone else…closely
It may manifest as a sudden request for a musical instrument instead of a Playstation. Or it may show up as an insatiable desire to buy rare music album collections instead of the latest clothes. Whenever it happens, don’t miss your opportunity to sow that seed that could change their lives forever. You’d be glad you did.
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