Patience is a virtue. I have tried to be a horse, I wanted to win the race, be on the top. Everybody else ‘seemed’ to have it right away, very quick success. Living here in Los Angeles, I understood the true meaning of success. It definitely doesn’t come right away. Once can debate about the journey whether it is easy or challenging, to each it’s own. But I thought after time went by I should win all the awards for my film, since I have improved my craft. I am definitely seeing a lot of progress. 1.5 years ago my aim was to be selected for a film festival, to be nominated and this year my aim was to win. My second film has been selected for several film festivals, which I am really proud of, we have covered press interviews, articles, I am definitely hitting my target and great things are happening, more than I could imagine. I am going for art, me and my sister. It is a noble job, the films are regarding an important theme, a social issue/ political etc. With our hint of optimism. That is working well and resonating with the audience. When I am writing things down on paper, it sounds actually great, I am on the right track. I just wanted to get faster results, immediate results. Rushing through life, to get the price, not paying attention to the surroundings. Not paying attention to humanity, but that is not how it works.
Time and time again God pushes me to take care of humanity, of my health, of my relationship with my parents, my sister, with me. to live life, live a fulfilled life. I have been living a balanced life for quite some time now, but as time went by, I found it again too slow. I have fought for the horse power, but that is not me. It took years to accept which power is mine. Everybody is different, everybody’s time is different. I don’t want to compete, I am running my own race. It’s not about how fast you can get there, it’s how long you can stay.
And to those who want to compete with me, remember one thing:
You can run like a horse and I walk like a camel, but I’ll beat you with longevity.