In my journal, I wrote in the margins, "A poem? A song? A plea? A prayer?" It's something.
It was a profound piece of advice said to me by an inner voice of patience, kindness, wisdom and power.
I have a deep respect for musicians who perform a variety of styles. It shows real talent & technical skills to be able to perform a range.
We all have people we need to prove ourselves to. Our employers, our clients. Those who help us pay our bills. There’s a balance between “striving to be better” and “self-acceptance”.
What I learned about living in the moment from a candle that was lit in my grandmother's candlesticks.
"Man is not worried by real problems so much as by his imagined anxieties about real problems" -Epictetus.
Finding the balance between being agreeable and setting boundaries.
"You're just saying that because you feel sorry for me."
Asking for help is hard. We judge ourselves, and we fear judgment from others. People who ask, "Why them?" or imply a scam make it harder.
Sometimes you should do your own fishing. Othertimes, just eat the damn fish.