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Thank you for continuing to share your life and process, Kristin Jr.! You are brave and strong and vulnerable just like me. 🙂
Hey Kristance, Thank-you for your honesty. I also have that niggling seed of anxiety when I’m doing something I love and putting it out there for people to criticize. I can’t bare to publish my art-work online at all and the blogging is pretty difficult. You write really well, are educated in an interesting field and have a great sense of humor. I don’t think people will ever heavily criticize your writing and even if they do, there are idiots on the internet and everyone knows that- they are entitled to an opinion, but they won’t be backed up by the majority. Thanks for sharing the post and I hope you can squash the doubt.
Dear Kristance, it was a joy to see Digging To Roam pop up on my email today. It explains why you’ve been “absent” for a stretch. It’s obvious to me that you’re a deeply sensitive and honest writer; we need voices like yours to remind us that we are more than the sum of our parts; that our business is to reach beyond what is easy and safe; in fact, to use Gene Roddenberry’s words; “to go where no-one has gone before.” We may not be able to explore the Universe in a star ship, but we can explore the sacred space within. And you will.
Your writing should always be mostly for yourself. I had wondered why you had not posted but understood as I, too, sometimes go for lengths without appearing. We are different in what we post, and I enjoyed seeing the world and reading of your experiences through your words. Just do what works for you!