Have You Seen My Spark?

Please, could you help me out? I’m an adult, and I’ve lost my spark. Have you seen it?

What does it look like?

It looks like enthusiasm, meaning, resilience, and humility.

What color is it?

It’s got all my favorite colors. White, red, and black; blue, brown, and green.

What’s it shaped like?

It looks like a startup, a blog, a self-published book. It transforms every week, which makes it hard to find once it’s lost.

Please, could you help me out? I’m an adult, and I’ve lost my spark.

Maybe you misplaced it.

Have you checked behind that job that you hate?

Have you checked behind those distractions that you can’t ignore?

Oh, I know! Look underneath the substitutions. People often misplace their spark under the easy shortcuts, the expedient complaints, and the habit to jealously compare themselves to other people’s sparks.

Not there? Okay. Don’t fret. I have an idea.

Have you tried quitting your search?

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