To be human is a very complex thing. To reduce
Still today, I crave a simple existence. One trick or formula that results in eternal happiness and contentment. However, every day becomes an opportunity to grow and learn not from strength but weakness. My life has a past full of failure and disappointment. So to “feel” safe, I set my present on a life according to an expectation and reduce myself to an assumed mold. Why? Because there is comfort in a certain future but is it real?
The discomfort of life is not the sign to turn around but the sign to go forward. The reality of discomfort is the real me fighting to be seen and known, to be silenced no longer. Yet I continue to wish,
Therefore, what I must confront is the fear guarding and enslaving me to a lesser form. Fear of rejection, disappointment, failure. These things are common but they are not realities only indicators.