When good is near you, when you have life in yourself, it is not by any known or accustomed way; you shall not discern the foot-prints of any other; you shall not see the face of man; you shall not hear any name;—— the way, the thought, the good, shall be wholly strange and new.
– Ralph Waldo Emerson
Can you remember a moment in your life when you had life in yourself and it was wholly strange and new? Can you remember the moment when you stopped walking a path of someone else, and started cutting your own?
Write about that moment. And if you haven’t experienced it yet, let the miracle play out in your mind’s eye and write about that moment in your future.
I can remember several moments in my life when I realised this. It was later on in my life when I got the courage to tell my then husband I wanted a divorce. I had become so depended on him. When he moved out I had to do everything myself. First my parents did everything for me until I had met him and went to live with him at age 19. Then he did it all and I never knew how things worked, I never had to make phonecalls to offices or something like that when someting was wrong. First my parents did that, then he did. Suddenly I had to make so many calls.
Now that I'm having my second hub he does a lot again but still it's different. I don't give up my control like I used to. I still have a say in my own life. No one is making descions without me knowing.
I do feel that I've started to walk my own path after my divorce and damn it feels good!