Elizabeth Gilbert wrote in “Big Magic” that when you have an idea that occupies your mind, you must not let it slip away. When we have a dream, a thought that won`t stop arriving into your thoughts, take care of it. Nurture it. Because it might blossom.
This week I have slept well and saved up some energy. And that has made me determined. I have already done one “kindness interview” with a musician, and on Sunday I will interview a famous blogger. I ask them about kind things they have done to others, and hope it will inspire others to do the same. This summer I interviewed The Dandy Warhols, and the artist answered so truthfully that it made me realize why I spend my free time doing things like these: Because it makes me believe in humanity. I have always needed to come up with ideas and follow them through. I started a volunteer organization in a city I lived in before I moved to Bergen, and know I brought people together. But now I am determined to work for my kindness project. It feels like my baby: I try to take care of it and make it stronger. I want my baby to grow up and become an adult that contributes to society.
The logistic of finding people to interview, can sometimes be a challenge. But the obstacle is the way. The harder I work, the better it feels when I get results. Luckily, my circle of friends is growing. I get to meet wonderful people, who are kind and recommend other people I should interview. I also try to interview the man in the street, because every human being has a story. Has their moments when they wanted to make the world a little bit better, by being compassionate towards others. Is the world not wonderful?