There’s your right and your wrong
there’s your ceiling and your floor
But my right is not your right
and your lies are absolutely my wrong
There’s a path I chose to take
it was dark and winding
it was lonely
the type of lonely I wish on no one
but I persevered
and I came back
with new thoughts and new ideas
and a refusal to be part of the status quo
A refusal to return to the chains that bound me
We all have a few things that we just can’t seem to tear ourselves away from. It adds time onto my writing but I have no regrets. We all need brain breaks, right? Here’s my top 5 from least distracting to greatest
There is always cleaning to do. When I sit down to write if I see something I can sort out quickly, I will do it. Then once I start on that small task I find another thing, then another, and I have to remind myself that my story isn’t going to write itself.
4. The Outdoors.
I will, mid writing, get up and sit outside in the sun.Simply cuz I want some vitamin Sun splashed on my face.
I was not always ambitious. I grew up in a single parent home with a mom battling depression. She, with the help of my family, made sure we had everything we needed while prioritizing a deep rooted relationship with Christ. I was blessed with a father who loved me and did the
The creative process isn’t a thing that’s visible because it’s created in our own minds. So we shouldn’t expect it to be understood by anyone else.
We have secrets, us creators, but the truth of the matter is,
When I was a little girl I was scared of everything. After I had my first daughter, I realized I was capable of so much more than I thought. Not only did I push her out naturally, but I also successfully breastfed her for a year while working full time. The world became my oyster and that’s when I began to face my fears.
I write to get it of my chest
To experience my thoughts as a mirror
To experiment thoughts I haven’t quite thought
I write so you aren’t alone
So I’m not alone
To have something to reflect on
And to prepare myself for the worst
To get myself through the worst
It’s a collection of so many things that can’t be categorized
It’s my art
In life there’s going to be times when people look you in the eye and try their best to tear you apart. And they might succeed in that moment, but they lost the war to win this tiny insignificant battle.
“Paul Cézanne was a post-impressionist painter born January 19th 1839 in France…..He felt that an artist should see nature in a way that no one has seen it before. That they must make a vision for themselves. Not in an extremely cryptic way, but by being fully conscious of their own sensations.”
I could die before I finish my book and no one else can finish it for me because at this point, I don’t even know what’s coming next. I do hope I’ll be kickin and breathin long after I finish this book and that I will continue to have more books to sell, but keeping life in perspective helps
We are strongly encouraged to live on autopilot day in and day out but we need time to rest so that we can think clearly. It is not necessary to be able to recall information at warp speed, but we do need to give our brains what our brains need. Here’s a list of a few things our brains thrive off of and that help me take full advantage of my thoughts.