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Do You Carry a Blanket Like Linus?

  Anyone who creates anything experiences insecurity. Whether we paint, photograph, sew, craft, carve, cartoon or write we share the same fears – will others appreciate what we birthed? Are we good enough?  Should we quit? Linus, the famous blanket-carrying genius from the Snoopy cartoon, wore his insecurities quietly alongside his intelligence.  You noticed  both, […]

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all. by. myself.

I’m not afraid of spiders. I’m not afraid of mice. I’m not afraid of rats. I’ve shared homes with them all. Not willingly, I fought against their presence to guard my family, but I wasn’t afraid. Annoyed, irritated, inconvenienced and grossed out, but not afraid. They were enemies I could conquer. Fears that lie within […]

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