The Daily Struggle

Darkness

“If you cannot bear the silence and the darkness, do not go there; if you dislike black night and yawning chasms, never make them your profession. If you fear the sound of water hurrying through crevices toward unknown and mysterious destinations, do not consider it. Seek out the sunshine. It is a simple prescription. Avoid […]

Life, The Waiting Game

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I am impatient. I hate waiting. For summer. For Christmas. For answers. For questions. For my husband to get ready. For the dog to go to the bathroom. For anything and everything, I hate waiting. Impatience and I, we have a love/hate relationship. It is my enemy, and yet it is my familiar friend. The […]

Metaphor Overload

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Live in the moment. This statement annoys me for many reasons. First of all, it’s so overused that most people, myself included, have become numb to its meaning. Second of all, it’s redundant. Live in the moment? Aren’t we all living in the moment? What other moment besides this exact one are we capable of […]

The Curse of the A

A Curse

While I’m not new to the writing world, I am new to the blogging world, and the unknown, amongst other things, has always made me nervous. I regularly catch myself wishing that I had a type B personality, that new endeavors like this one made me relax instead of want to jump off a cliff. […]