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Guilt & Fear & Self-Doubt

November 18, 2015 LifeWriting  2 comments

 I have been stuck in a place of guilt and fear for the better part of the last three years.

 

And it’s made it really fucking difficult to get anything of value done. (And by value, I mean writing -- my book, this blog.)

 

Guilt that said things like, “How can you even think of pursuing this dream of yours when so many of your friends and family are struggling: in jobs they despise? with debt? with money struggles? How selfish can you get?”

 

"If it weren't for your brilliant tech-rockstar husband who can financially support your full-time pursuit of a writing career, you'd never have the heart to do it. So that must mean that you're not a 'real' writer. And therefore, you don't deserve to do

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We will be radiant: heaven as I see it

March 14, 2014 LifeThoughts  No comments

 Ask a hundred people what their idea of heaven is and you will get a hundred different answers. We've all heard the idea of paradise, of clouds in the sky, of the pearly gates.

In Supernatural, heaven is described as individual bubbles or dimensions - heaven is what you create it to be. In What Dreams May Come, heaven is this beautiful, colorful, glowing place.

We've heard how all "good" people go to heaven. We've also heard how only those who believe in Jesus Christ as the savior of mankind get into heaven. But I'm not here to discuss dogma or religion or logistics. That's another post, another day.

To me, heaven is a place where we all must go. In this heaven,

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