In July, I wrote about my experience at Vista Caballo at the end of June, 2010. The weekend was documented by a videographer, and this past weekend I received a copy of my interview from Lisa, and I wanted to share it here.

I learned so much about myself during that weekend, and I believe that one of the positive outcomes of the experience was that it enhanced my conviction to do something positive about the situation down in the Gulf of Mexico. A month later, Spirit of the Gulf Coast was born and a team of incredibly passionate volunteers had formed around this central cause. It’s hard to describe how fulfilling this has all been for me. The connections that I’ve made during this amazing journey have opened my mind and my heart to new possibilities and new opportunities. Below is an excerpt from an email I received a few days ago from one of the people we met on our expedition:

“I was extremely touched by the true emotions from your team. I have not seen that from anyone else. It almost hurts to think of what is going on around us. I keep thinking about what you have taken on and I do hope all your sponsors, family, friends, co-workers understand the impact you are and will continue to make on this disaster. I am very proud of all of you. You will be blessed for all your hard work. I know so. Good things happen to good people. It’s the truth! I promise. I will continue to pray for you.”

I believe that I’ve been called to this work, and I continue to be amazed at the positive energy that surrounds me as I follow my heart. The experience at Vista Caballo helped me understand just how important that was to me, and I can’t imagine feeling any more fulfilled in the work I’m doing. Thanks for letting me share some of my journey with you.

I’m curious to hear from others who have taken a leap and ventured into the unknown based on a burning passion within. Is this you? Are you following your heart?


Disclaimer: Vista Caballo is a client, but I paid to be a part of this experience