"The voice of our original self is often muffled, overwhelmed, even strangled, by the voices of other people’s expectations."
-- Julia Cameron
"For all those years you’ve protected the seed. It’s time to become the beautiful flower."
-- Stephen C. Paul
Remaining focused is a challenge in a world that is always pulling you in multiple directions and screaming over the quiet pulse of your intentions. You need to rage with a given need to get through it and not find yourself off track.
I was off track yesterday but not entirely. I ended up being reminded that I am more than what I’ve been treated like for the past few years. When taken out of the context of those oppressively limiting circumstances, of course. For that reason, it was useful even if off topic.