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Hiatus

HIATUS

Definitions, at this point in time, are essential to my journey.

Directly from my journal – a self-portrait.

Because…

I need some time.

Alone.

To stop.

To reflect.

To write.

To finish things I’ve started.

To release things I cannot finish.

To welcome new dreams.

To figure out…how to rise from this place of ‘I Don’t Know’.

My mantra…one of many, but this one speaks so loudly:

I look to my past with compassion.

I look to my present with acceptance.

I look to my future with love.

(Thank you Liz Worth for this guidance.)

The thing is…I’m in pieces. I’d like to gather them, and re-design, re-build.

So that’s what I’m going to do.

Quiet the voices. stop being so dramatic. stop eating chocolate. stop comparing yourself to every one. stop hoping so much. stop everything and finish. stop being so afraid. who do you think you are? And. So. Many. More

I will be quiet on social media. I will be here, but honouring a time of inside-ness.

That’s all I know for now.

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