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Who I really am, not who I think I should be

In an effort to be “more positive,” I have blocked my writing flow because I tried to be someone else. I rejected the real me in favor something “better”. I was trying not to sound whiny or defeatist, but I just ended up with silence instead. Silence is not good for a writer. I need to… Read more »

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Imperfection is more graceful

The scar forms over the wound and the body is imperfect even though it is healed. The perfectionist/idealist in me doesn’t like the realization that just because I am healed, it doesn’t mean I am perfect. It’s sad news to grasp: I will still struggle sometimes. I will still fail. I will still feel pain…. Read more »