“Courage is not the absence of fear, but rather the assessment that something else is more important than fear.”
“Starseed,” she’d called me. This word echoed in my mind, bouncing off half-formed structures crafted from similar substances. What did it mean? What would become of me if I followed her advice? Would the pain and suffering, confusion and desperation finally clear up, finally allow the light into this world of darkness I’d lived so long in?
I’m not a political person in the least. It was after studying government & politics that I lost all political inclinations. Similarly, I’m also not a social activist, or someone who really concerns themselves with what’s going on in the world today unless it has to do with kittens and/or new academic/scientific discoveries & breakthroughs. […]