Before you answer the question, I believe you must recognize it took more than talent for those who made it, to get where they wanted to be in the game of baseball .
Ken Page, Clinical Social Worker, explains that our core gifts are always trying to get us to listen, sometimes in a gentle whisper, sometimes in a painful shout. As long as we are alive, they will be waiting for us to love and accept them, and to finally give them their freedom.
Is Baseball Your Gift?
To eliminate all the “what if’s” that cloud your attempt to clearly and honestly answer the question, “Is Baseball Your Gift,” Steve Olsher, author of “What is Your What?” identified six questions that cut-to-the-chase.
- Even if you didn’t get paid a cent for it, would you still do this?
- Would doing this inspire you every day?
- Does doing this come as naturally to you as breathing?
- Do you feel you’ve been given a special gift to do this?
NOTE: Keep in mind that while you might not yet be a master of [baseball], if you feel passionately about it and/or spend a lot of time engaging in it, you may have been given a special gift to do it. In such cases, your answer to Question No. 4 is likely to be yes.
- Does time seem to fly by when you’re engaged in this activity?
- Can you possibly make money doing this?
NOTE: Base your answer on whether you can possibly make money [playing baseball], not whether you’re currently doing so. If you have a genuine gift, you can monetize virtually any hobby, interest or endeavor. Therefore, your answer would be yes.
Steve Harvey said, “the thing you do at your absolute best with the least amount of effort,” is your gift.
Life is a One or a Zero, which means when you focus on the questions and ignore what everyone else thinks, answering them are easy! The answer is simply either a Yes or a No.
Including the question the main question, “Is Baseball Your Gift?”
Until Next Blog,