Once upon a time, I dreamed of becoming an author and making a living just telling stories and writing pages of something somebody somewhere would really enjoy reading. I know I still have it in me, but there’s always a mess somewhere or a screaming child or a dog licking the couch or a phone ringing off the hook.
Tip #1 – Never leave the house hungry -no matter where you’re going. It’ll only make you feel more needy if your broke, and if you’ve got any money at all you’ll end up spending it on something you don’t need. It just happens this way.
I feel the need to write lately. Not just the usual “Oh my god I can’t wait to post a journal entry about this experience” or “I’m… Read more “Write. Write? RIGHT!”
The thing is to understand myself, to see what God really wishes me to do: the thing is to find a truth which is true for me, to find the idea for which I can live and die. … I certainly do not deny that I still recognize an imperative of knowledge and that through it one can work upon men, but it must be taken up into my life, and that is what I now recognize as the most important thing.
It’s tough being a broke adult, after all the places I got to visit with my parents as a kid. Maybe it was because I was an only child -or because both my parents were fairly good at keeping their finances in order. Unfortunately, neither of them ever took the time to sit me down and explain it to me.
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