Perhaps (and hopefully!) some have noticed that I have not posted an article for a few weeks now.
Life has been rather taxing lately, emotionally and, therefore, physically. It’s mostly personal, a combination of artistic angst and relational growth; however, enough encouragement and wise counsel has come my way to keep me going!
Going against the norm, doing what one feels they need to do, despite a more “secure” way, is not only difficult, it is exhausting. And I’ve come to a place of peace with this fact.
Believe me, this isn’t some kind of romanticizing the “artist’s life.” Rather, it simply is an acceptance of my inherent challenges and disappointments.
I’ve come to appreciate that gratitude begins with an embrace, even of those things that hurt us most…