It’s a major fear of mine. Being real. Speaking my truth. Showing my insides…the not-so-well-mannered or kept parts.
And I’ve declared (I made a lot of declarations during July’s Freedom themed shows) that I’m going to be Real. Yep, like the Velveteen Rabbit. Worn, shabby in places, maybe in need of some extra stitches to be held together.
But loved. Yep.
It’s been a long road. Why did I make it so difficult? Maybe that’s the piece (peace) I’ve come to appreciate. That I don’t like to do things the easy way. The pretty way. The expected or tame or prescribed way.
So, let’s dive in. What has Authenticity meant and how it continues to unfold in all aspects of my life. And how that’s OK. Because, hey, I’m being Authentic here! Warts and all…