August 23, 2018

I have decided patience is my least favorite virtue.

Self-control can be a bit challenging, but sure, bring it on. Humility? No problem, I’m a danger to myself on that one. Gentleness? A work in progress.

But patience? Do I have to?

So often I find myself wedged between the almost and not yet, clambering, clawing, reaching, trying, so desperately, to get out.

I don’t want to be here! Let me out! I scream, for no better reason than the one stated: I just don’t want to be there.

I don’t want...

March 26, 2018

I've been pondering the idea of value a lot recently because this time last year I felt like mine had been zapped. Despite years and years of knowing one thing, a series of failures led me down a rabbit hole that made me question my value. In a journal entry almost a year ago to the date I wrote: I know I can't let this thought get to me, but I still find myself asking, 'if I was as great as people think I am, I would have a job and be successful.'

Oh man, how I could reach back a year ago and gi...

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