MIXED BLESSINGS

Just had to share the voice of a humble, strong and inspiring writer, Cynthia Reyes.  ❤️

 

It’s November, the month when many writers write. Not me. I’m not working on the next book, not writing my blog, not even journal-ing every day. ~~ In typical Cynthia fashion, I had a g…

Source: MIXED BLESSINGS

Advertisements

MIXED BLESSINGS

Beautiful truth by a humble yet inspiring writer. Ms. Reyes, thank you. ❤️

Cynthia Reyes

It’s November, the month when many writers write.

Not me.

I’m not working on the next book, not writing my blog, not even journal-ing every day.

~~

In typical Cynthia fashion, I had a good stretch of days some weeks ago and was so thankful for it, I tried to do too much.

Ignored the warning signs. Committed other rampant acts of mindless-ness.

The bad pain came, then the flu. And throughout it all, the bloody nightmares whenever I slept long enough.

But pushing myself, as my therapist and journals remind me, is how I’ve come this far.

And I’m pushing again.

~~

Twice a week now, I lead very small groups of individuals who are writing their memoirs.

None is a professional or even an experienced writer. But they are bright, interesting, mature people.

Some of their stories are painful to write, I know. But what a joy for…

View original post 217 more words