Everyone falls. Its part of the show
Category: Musings by Miji
In real life, she probably would have been told off for having no money. But she did.
There are so many voices out there. Too many of them are quite loud when they tell you that: you’re not good enough, you might not make it, you don’t have what it takes, who would want you, why would anyone love you?
In my country, a 50 year old is largely considered a ‘youth’ even though we are all very much aware of the fact that the official retirement age here is 60.
I’ve been thinking about you a lot
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.
We signed a name that we made up using syllables from our names. He never found her. She didn’t exist.
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.