Lile Elam wrote:
> Hi folks,
> Thanks for all your messages of support these past couple of
> days. It really has helped me alot.
> It also makes me realize that I am not alone in my quest for
> being a successful artist...
> Hearing your comments inspires me to continue on with the path
> I have chosen which is working on the Internet in support of artists
> and the arts while giving myself the space and opportuunity to create
> my own art...
> I pretty much gave of on the corporate life when I left Sun 2.5 years
> ago and just can't see myself returning to that type of existance
> now even though it would bring monetary wealth. Working for the artists
> here on art.net makes me feel like I am really doing something that
> matters (for myself and others). And it also keeps me in the field
> I love which is art.
> It's kindof strange how things seem to work out... and wonderful
> in a way. Makes me realize what I value most in my life.
> Thanks again for your thoughts. When those dark times come over me
> again (and they do from time to time - guess thats part of being
> human), I will recall your words and thoughts, reminding myself
> that I do have an awesome path that I am traveling on and that
> alone. :)
> (a firstname.lastname@example.org)