A map can only be drawn by someone who has seen and taken the path.

There is no map for your life.

The mountains you’ve had to climb and the ditches you’ve been stuck in are only yours to draw.

When someone tries to give us a map for our lives, it won’t work. But if they give us guidelines or strategies to climb mountains or climb out of ditches, that’s worth listening to.

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I write everyday because it allows me to voice what is at the surface. Once that is out of my head, I can dig in another layer deeper. My daily writing practice has been my greatest exploration of self and humanity. Sign up here to receive these thought nuggets in your inbox on the daily.