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Tag: courage

Juxtaposition

In my experience as an editor for film and video, a common problem is having enough raw content with which to create something of substance, flow, and meaning. So much is decided in fragments of seconds, very often in only one or two frames, that we can easily run out of useable material.

Courage, Fire, and the Ashes of Shame

For a long time, I was under the impression that I wouldn’t ever feel worthy of a worthy partner in life, if I didn’t make something of myself. To this day, I still don’t quite know what that means, but I know where it came from. We all have some of these weeds in our garden, yeah? What I also know, is that it’s a crippling, spiritual and emotional prison of an idea. I am happy to have burned off a lot of that imbalance, but the scars of shame can run deep, and take time to fully heal.

Change, or Die

Life, is change. It is inevitable. If that’s a stressful idea, fraught with anxiety, it’s attached to some notion that anything in this place is anything but transient. You will “die”, so get on with living.