Yay!!! We have another REBEL Society project interview. Kathleen Capella, is the lovely wife of my music mentor and writing partner, Michael Capella. She has had an impact on my life beyond what I can put into words and I am SO, SO excited to share a little bit about her with all of you. She is the REAL deal, and I would be hard pressed to say I know anyone on this planet more kind, loving, and genuine than her. (I’m so blessed to know you, Kathleen!) <3
What is your name?
Where are you from?
Born in Minnesota, grew up in Washington State and lived in California since I was 20.
What is your favorite food?
Thai and Chinese.
What is your favorite word?
If you could go anywhere in the world tomorrow, where would it be?
Wherever I woke up being drawn to. Might be Africa, Thailand, or Bali.
Who has been your favorite teacher, and why?
I think my 1st grade teacher, Mrs. Bisher, made me feel worthy and important. I felt encouraged by her and loved by her. I think in my current life my acupuncturist, Joe Park, is my favorite teacher. He makes me think fresh thoughts, he is kind, loving and compassionate, the traits that I most value, and therefore he is a healer which I value.
What is your favorite song right now?
My husband, Michael Capella’s, song “I Will Still Be There.”
What was the last thing you got excited about?
Sleeping in Yosemite on the weekend, meeting with two old friends today for lunch, and catching up with several friends on the phone this afternoon.
Tell us something funny about you.
That I think such a wide range of things and actions are funny and that I laugh so wholeheartedly about them.
What is one of your favorite quotes?
Gratitude makes blessings permanent. – Rahael Farooq
If you could give your 17-year-old self a piece of advice… What would it be?
Enjoy each moment, just the way it shows up!
How do you define God?
God, to me is the connection of all of us with each other and with nature.
What is something you like to do that sparks your creativity?
What is something you’re passionate about?
Loving people and life.
When and how did you discover what you are passionate about?
In 74 years of life now I have not found anything more exciting, important and real to me than loving people and life.
What is something you dream of doing?
I dream of being a kind, compassionate person more of the time than I currently am.
How do you think creativity, dreams, and passions relate to each other?
That is a complex question that I will make simple. I think they are all pretty much the same thing. Our creativity stimulates our dreams and passions. Our dreams stimulate our creativity and passions and our passions stimulate our creativity and dreams. They all work together.
Do you think creativity, dreams, and passions are important to your life?
I think they are extremely important because if we operate from that energy of creativity, dreams and passions we feel loving and create a more loving planet.
What is 1 piece of advice you want to give your fellow REBELS?
Appreciate who you are, how unique your path has been and is and be thankful for it.
What do you want The REBEL Society to look like a year from now?
Whatever the people in the clan want it to look like. For me personally, I enjoy knowing people on a deeper and deeper level. I enjoy sharing from the heart and people looking within themselves for anwsers to their questions. I enjoy people going out on a limb and walking into the fire together. We need to support and encourage each other in our lives as Jaclyn is trying to encourage people to do.
Thank you, Kathleen, for sharing with me and the rest of The REBEL Society. Your kind, compassionate heart comes through in this post and I’m so grateful to be able to share you with other people! I love you SO much and thank you for taking the time to answer these questions!
Leave her some comment love, y’all!