I am approaching the reality, and I may have even passed the first gate, that I am doing the things in life that I have nearly always desired to do.
The posts that I have written recently, one of which was You Are What You Pretend To Be, sent me into deep thought.
Who am I? What do I want to do?
One of my passions in life, as far back as I can remember, has been writing. Over a countless number of years I wrote the beginnings of books, and scads of journals. Sadly, I disposed of all of them.
I began writing blogs posts and found myself absorbed by what I was writing. Time, and everything around me, slid away as I wrote.
Through a lot of self-talk (the little voice of self-talk can be so self-destructive), that said, “You have no right to do that,” “You are not qualified to write about that,” “You are not trained to do that (fill in the gaps),” I realized just the opposite. Yes, I am justified. Why? I have something to share. And I can do it. And I will do it. Just be myself.
So, the real journey begins here.
I am in the process of starting an author’s blog. I have never liked the idea of mixing non-soap related posts into this blog, but, of course, stop my own fingers from doing it. Not! There is no turning that water tap off. It is on permanent drip (with a reservoir behind the faucet)! And now, I am hearing (and very graciously), “Your writing is a part of what makes your soap special.” You have a story to tell. You put your heart into it. I do.
So, I will not yank the plug at this blog. I will still share. I will also write at the new blog, and will link to it here very soon.
I have formed a lot of relationships through blog writing. I hope you follow me through the new journey, wherever it leads.
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