Oh we love our daughters. We say we are protecting them while stifling them. We tell them to be strong but we silence them when they try to speak up.
The instructions were clear as they were strict: Show up. Get on the bus. When you arrive at the destination, you have ONLY one hour to find your past self and to spend with them.
It’s the realness to watching a young woman take great risk against everything she has been taught, and all she ever believed in and experienced to forge a new path for herself when none existed and create a spot within a space where she would never belong.
In the journey of life, you will share many experiences with many people. They will come into your life and space, playing different roles.
Is this toxicity a contributory factor to prevalent health issues of many young people? What does coping with abuse for the most part of your life do for your physical and mental health?
Who are you not to be amazing?
Embrace my dreams
It’s easy to imagine that if your future-self approaches you, he/she will tell you something amazing that will transform your life
It’s ok to falter. Make mistakes, get booed off the stage, stumble and show everyone that you are afraid. You will get over it. You will become better.
My promises are to savour every moment,
And to share, eventually, my August stories.