Do it Afraid
I was listening to something in the interwebs, and this word caught my attention. Right now, as I type this, I am afraid. But then again, who is not? I’ve resorted to asking myself that question because (most of) the fears that cripple us are unfounded, and it’s the most natural thing to feel whenever anything unfamiliar confronts you.
Fear is usually my initial reaction to unfamiliarity.
Blogging was one of my favorite things to do until one day I started typing then deleting. I could barely make a sentence without doubting what I am saying because some of my experiences had led me to question my beliefs. There was also the aspect of being afraid to say what’s on my mind because I could be wrong, uninformed, or ill-informed. Given that nowadays (unlike back in the day), it’s easy to say something that doesn’t sit right with others and get into trouble for doing so.
But you know what? What’s so bad about getting into some good trouble every once in a while? My little fighting spirit is back, and so is my desire to keep the blog going. I’ve been thinking about it a lot, whether I should get back to doing it as an outlet and a place where I can share my random thoughts at length. I’ll write randomly and based on whatever I have to share – then perhaps I can build a structure once I get the hang of it.
Again, I know blogging is not for everyone; but this will be for me, for those feeling nostalgic about blogging, and for anyone looking for something light and personal to read. I’ll try to always keep it short and straight to the point 🙂 if you know me, you know this is a real struggle.