Wednesday, April 01, 2009

A brief interlude

Sometimes tomorrow is tomorrow. Sometimes tomorrow is three years in the making. Growing up and coming into one's own is a never ending process and many times we start things with the best of intentions but then we allow life to side track us. Whether our focus is faulty or our priorities skewed is anyone's guess. I started this blog because I love to write and read but I didn't trust myself with it. I started it without complete and utter belief in my talent. Comparing ourselves with others is useful but it's never the whole picture. Writing is about learning, crafting and building. I realized I didn't have to be the best writer of an era but if I had something to say then I'd better just go ahead and say it.

Speaking it

I'd never committed to just being a writer. I was always a writer and something else. Constantly holding on to other titles because I felt deep down that I wasn;t good enough to do what I felt like I was destined to do. Call it a calling. Something that I've been running from. But I decided that I would claim it and own it and make it mine. I'm committed to to this road for better or worse. Go on the journey with me. I have several blogs and in the days to come I will be making this commitment on all of them.

Life is too short to do something you'd rather not, especially when you've been blessed to have something that you can do.