As a writer, I believe words have an inherent energy and power to heal. Here are a few that have spoken to me on my journey. Read and be inspired!
You own everything that happened to you. Tell your stories. If people wanted you to write warmly about them, they should have behaved better.
Write hard and clear about what hurts.
Even when she slept, she tossed and turned and squirmed, like she was secretly a hurricane forced into a girl-body and told to exist as best she could among people who had no idea what it meant to secretly be a weather pattern.Source: A Red-Rose Chain
There is nothing you can put out there that is truly your own. The more personal you get, the more universal it becomes. The deeper you go into yourself, the more everybody else can see themselves in you. And so you realize that you can be seen because there’s nothing freaking unique about you.Source: Magic Lessons, episode 209
At times, your own life’s movement resembles a brush fire: quick, destructive, and painful. Surrender to the fire, for after the fire is REBIRTH!
Some days I felt full of rage. Like a caged animal prowling around the house, the walls pressing on me to keep me in.
'This isn’t the life I ever thought I would be living.'
'I never wanted this.'
I paused. 'So what do you want? If you can create it from here, what do you want?'Source: Quickening, Fall 2015