When you start a charcoal grill you have to have something that will activate the coals and cause them to burn together. You can light one coal but if the wind blows it could blow out. You need to get the coals so hot that no matter what the circumstances are the fire will thrive.
When we are inspired by a great idea, we can have great excitement to pursue something new but the excitement can fizzle out when adversity strikes. It often leaves us with nothing to motivate us and keep the excitement going. I’ve learned some ways to create and maintain my “grill” of passions: