So my first WordPress theme has been approved, which of course makes me very happy. I just wonder if people around me can really understand WHY.
It goes without saying, I’m talking about people who can actually understand what I write: as you know, for all the others we are just people that ‘play with computers’… 😉
Of course it’s very nice to be ‘officially’ part of the community and all the things that come from being in touch with such amazing people – I’ll soon be writing a post about my great first experience with the Theme Review Team, as well. As cool as it comes.
But it’s not really it.
It’s certainly mind-blowing to be exposed to such an interesting and diverse audience from all around the globe: especially for the ones like me, which love being in contact with people from anywhere. Just great.
Still not really why I’m happy.
While certainly happiness is a complicated thing, I personally believe that true happiness does not come from what I can own but from what I can do to make a difference: especially going the extra mile. But most importantly, from what I can do to help. And I believe that because my life experiences lead me to.
Wait a sec: are you a preacher of some sort…?!
I wish, but I don’t have the right CV for that: I probably did more mistakes than you did and believe me, I know you tried hard… 😛
No, the reason I’m happy is because I use free software since a lifetime and it helped me in any way possible. I’m not going to list all the things it did for me because I couldn’t, I would certainly miss so many things. Therefore, anytime I can actually give back, I have that special buzz that credit cards ads, go figure, like so much: the feeling of priceless. Giving back and just feeling awesome. I swear, it feels just awesome. Check it out for yourself if you don’t believe me.
That’s WHY I’m happy! 🙂