well said my dear. it inspired to want to be more open, more honest, more real. because I see how important it is to creating a more loving, empowering environment in which we feel safe and strong and ready to do the work we are here to do. thank you!
wow! thank you for sharing that. how powerful to have her obituary in your office as a constant reminder not only of how short life is but to keep moving forward no matter how hard things are or how long they may take.
And thank you for reminding me! Beautifully said.
that’s right. we forget that. as if there is something more than writing that makes us a writer — someone else’s approval, a deal with a literary agent, being published. none of that makes one a writer. all of that is on top of being a writer. being a writer is simply writing. thank you cat for getting that. and thank you for writing.
Thank you for your response. And one of the joys of writing is having so many interpretations of what one writes. I did not mean to imply that I don’t like writing. I love writing. I get tremendous enjoyment from it. The point of this piece was to encourage folks to write, or create, regardless of fame or…