The Heroine’s Journey of Dorie Pride

What is the best thing that I love about my work? The best thing that I love about my work is the ability to bring hope, encouragement, inspiration and love to those who connect with me. I am very honored to be a catalyst for change through my words and music. Many times what I am singing about is provocative and challenges the listener to engage from a visceral place. That makes my soul feel good!

What is my idea of perfect happiness? My idea of perfect happiness is being at peace with myself. Knowing that each and every day I am operating at 100% of very best no matter what I am doing. The feeling of fulfillment moves my soul to joy knowing I can be a blessing to someone every day I live.

What is my greatest fear? My greatest fear is not completing the mission of my soul’s journey.

What is the trait that I most deplore in myself? When I fall short of being my true self

Which living persons in my profession do i most admire? Bono, Sting, Sade, Oprah Winfrey, Kamau Seitu, Stevie Wonder.

What is my greatest extravagance? The time I give myself every morning to connect with Spirit through prayer, meditation and spiritual contemplation. Taking very long walks through the Silver Comet Trail connecting with Mother Nature and chatting with the trees

On what occasion would I lie? To give someone hope whose health was in a critical mass.

What is the thing that I dislike the most in my work? The thing I dislike most about my work is not being fairly compensated as a recording artist for the extraordinary time, passion, devotion, money and love that I put into every album I create. Furthermore to know, that in this present day, we Artists and Musicians are expected to give away our music for free, is appalling, and breaks my heart into pieces…

When and where was I the happiest, in my work? I can’t actually say when I was happiest, because I am always happy when I am creating new music and it is flowing! My soul is constantly unfolding new petals of joyful beauty, whenever I am in the creative zone, and my heart tell me…” Yeah! This is good!” I am forever unfolding fragments of light and love, so I don’t have a “happiest moment in my work”.

If I could, what would I change about myself? I would not want to change anything about myself. My journey in this life is to uncover and discover the best of me and I am forever in discovery of that. I enjoy who I am and every thing that makes me – ME I am comfortable with in my own skin…

What is my greatest achievement in work? My greatest achievement in work is being able to inspire people, bring hope and love to those who are empty and need some LIGHT through my music and my books.

Where would I most like to live? I would love to live in Tuscany!

What is my most treasured possession? My most treasured possession is my mother’s poetry and the painting my father created for me to reach for the stars….

What is my most marked characteristic? My most marked characteristic would be that I am always smiling and I know no strangers and I love to hug people from my heart I hug.

What is my most inspirational location, in my city? My most inspirational location in the city I am currently residing in would be the Silver Comet Trail

What is my favourite place to eat and drink, in my city? My favorite place to eat and drink in the current city where I am currently residing in would be The Canoe Restaurant

What books influenced my life and how? As A Man Thinketh, The Four Agreements, The Prophet, The Bible, The Heroes Journey, The Seat Of The Soul, Think and Grow Rich and The Old Man And The Sea. Collectively these books brought LIGHT to my soul and gave me insight and instruction on how to live my best life from the inside out.

Who are my favorite writers? Kahlil Gibran, Maya Angelo, Earnest Hemingway, Deepak Chorpra, Gary Zukof, Toni Morrison, Joseph Campbell,

You Only Die Once. What music would I listen on my last day? The Beatles, John Lennon, Miles Davis, Ray Charles, Paul McCartney & Wings, Prince, Joni Mitchell, U2, Sting, Kamau Seitu, Dorie Pride., John Coltrane, Stevie Wonder, EWF, Louis Armstrong, Sade, Charlie Parker, Wes Montgomery

Who is my hero or heroine in fiction? Santiago (Old Man And The Sea)

Who are my heroes and heroines in real life? Jesus Christ, Martin Luther King, Barack Obama, Oprah Winfrey, Harriett Tubman, Bono, Tina Turner, Nelson Mandela, Mother Theresa,

Which movie would i recommend to see once in a lifetime? Jesus of Nazareth

What role plays art in my life and work? Art is the unfolding of the expression of my soul. It reveals what my heart feels and the seeds of my soul, what has been harvested looking through the window of my mind and emotions.

Who is my greatest fan, sponsor, partner in crime? Kamau Seitu

Whom would I like to work with in 2018? Oprah Winfrey,, Bono, Sting, Joni Mitchell, Ed Sheering, John Lewis, Bruno Mars, TD Jakes

Which people in my profession would i love to meet in 2018? Sting, Bono, Oprah Winfrey, Joni Mitchell, John Lewis, TD Jakes
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What project, in 2018, am I looking forward to work on? My new upcoming CD, Trevor Sewall, and my sophomore book – SPIRIT TALK… SOUL WALK II, Trevor

Where can you see me or my work in 2018?
Working on a tour (to be announced later) ITUNES, SPOTIFY, YOU TUBE,

What do the words “Passion Never Retires” mean to me? Passion never retires speaks to whatever you are passionate about will remain in your energetic field of accomplishment until you take off your earth suit!

Which creative heroines should Peter invite to tell their story? Kathy Sanborne,
Carol Albert, Rita Shelby

How can you contact me
My website: Doriepride.com
https://www.facebook.com/doriepridemusic
https://www.linkedin.com/doriepride
https://www.reverbnation.com/doriepride
https://www.twitter.com/doriepride
https://www.youtube.com/doriepride

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