Note: This is a guest essay post by Denise Barry – who I’m thrilled to have as a regular guest blogger.
I spent my whole life distracting myself…
in Want and in Need, placing “things” on the shelf.
“I’m better than you (because I have to be).
I’ll prove it to you, just wait and you’ll see!”
I’d stumble and fall and lose sight of what’s real.
Such a painful game which held little appeal.
One day I was up, the next vastly low.
So lost in a maze, didn’t know where to go.
Ever so slowly I opened my eyes…