Today is INSECURE WRITERS SUPPORT GROUP. Well, actually yesterday was, but we were given the option to post on either Tuesday or Thursday because of the Holiday. I figured I would post on Wednesday anyway, but then a really big storm blew through and the power went out. It stayed out for several hours and so…I decided to go over to the West End with family and friends to a local beach bar to watch the fireworks, even though they weren’t going to start for a few hours. Anyway…here it is Thursday.
INSCRITIES, oh yeah, I got ‘em, but for some silly reason today it isn’t so bad. I have this theory that if you throw yourself into someone else’s troubles, yours don’t seem so bad. I’ve even sent some of my writing off for other people to read. YIKIES! That’s scary. Someone once told me this little story/vignette thing.
If you were with a group of say 20 or 30 people and you all took your
current troubles/insecurities/worries and threw them into a pile in the
center of the room, and then each person had chance to look over each
trouble/insecurity/worry and choose a new one; we would each take our
I think that’s true. For the most part I need to ‘get over myself’ and get on with it, whatever it is. Daddy used to say; there would always be somebody better than me and there would always be somebody worse. Keep looking up and do your best. That’s all Daddy ever asked, and I know that what God asks of us, too.
So…today is a good day. It’s my mother’s birthday. I lost her a lot of years ago. I was way too young to make my way through life without her and yet…
How was your 4th of July? Mine was pretty good. Fireworks at the beach. If you look to the west there ain't nothing between you and Belize, but a whole lot of the Caribbean.
Goon over to the IWSG button on the RIGHT and give it a click. Checkout some of the other posts. I bet you'll find you'll be happy to stick with your own insecurities after all.