This blog is about the journey I’m on to find and reconnect with my authentic self.
I’ve spent way too much of my life listening to reason rather than following my inner voice. It’s like my heart always knew which way to go, but my brain kept wanting to stop and ask for directions.
And you know what you get when you stop and ask for directions:
- people who have never been there, but are absolutely sure which way to go
- people who don’t know which way to go, but can tell you which way not to go
- people who know a better/shorter/easier way to go
- people who don’t have a clue which way to go
Unfortunately, all of these folks are more than willing to “help”. And they’ll get you so turned around you’ll meet yourself twice coming and going.
These days, I’m ready to chuck all the bad directions and get back to home base. But it’s not really a place I have to go “back to”. My heart is home base. And it’s always right here with me. I just need to be here too, instead of out somewhere following a map scribbled on a Dairy Queen napkin.
One of the ways I attempt to tap into my inner voice is by writing. There’s something about the creative process that connects the heart to a higher wisdom than the brain can ever reach. Of course, not everything that comes out is great stuff. But once in a while, a nugget seems to shine a little brighter than all the fool’s gold around it. And I feel like maybe I’ve got something.
So rather than let all that good stuff sit around in some spiral notebook, I’m just crazy enough to post it on a blog for everybody in the world to read. Agree, disagree, take it for what it’s worth. As I said, it’s just what feels right to me. I’m not trying to win anyone over, as if there was some kind of contest.
And I’m sure not trying to give anybody directions…