Letting Go

All my life, I have felt like someone stuck high on the edge of a cliff overlooking the sea. At first it was an adventure to reach these solitary heights. Now, I realize just how lonely it has been. Only, I’m too afraid to move away from the edge. I’ve lived here for so long – the loneliness is all I know.

My OCD, My Shadow-Hero

I am beginning to think the goal is not to eliminate the shadow. Rather, I must create a place for this shadow to live and be transformed. The shadow’s fleeting nature reveals a deep fear of exposure – which is something that I struggle with enormously myself. To expel that shadow is to expel a part of my own nature...