I Write Because….

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I write because…hmmm…I don’t know (smile). I have never really given much thought to it. Maybe it’s because it’s in me and I love doing it! I’m at peace when I write. I write because maybe there’s a sense of urgency. Throughout my life I remember my mom ‘writing’ her book. Her story. She wrote in hardcover note books, pieces of paper, typewriter. Then years later she died with her story still inside.

I write because my sister too wanted to write her story. Ravished by cancer, she was hardly able to concentrate. A teacher by profession, she wrote in journals, in her phone, computer, anything she could get her hands on. Then as death drew near, she voiced her writings.

But for me as I reflect on this prompt, I now write with that sense of urgency to get what’s inside of me ….what I’m pregnant with… to give birth to the dreams, and thoughts of those who gave something deep inside of them, but wasn’t able to share. I write because I have learned from the mistakes and mishaps of others.

I gave my writing a push-start with my first common entrance exam for placement in high school back when I was only 10 years old. Even now I can remember clearly how much I enjoyed writing that short story; that essay. For me it didn’t seem like an exam. Staring at my past as I journeyed, this passion seemed to have followed me throughout life as a HR expert when I wrote policies. As a health administrator, I did all the writings for the medical practices, rummaging through those ceilings of state and federal business applications for practice management came so easy to me. Later, as I gleaned over my doctoral research, not only did I write my research but I published it my first book on Success Strategies.

With renewed zest, I now write not only for enjoyment but to encourage others that they too can accomplish whatever they want to achieve in life. I envision a world where everyone can be successful, however they define it…., whatever it means to them. That my dear readers is why I write.

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15 thoughts on “I Write Because….

  1. I write “out loud” just the way I talk. Loud. I write because I can, and I love to put words to paper. I also like all the wonderful images, gifs, memes, videos, etc., I can now use because of the internet. I love the freedom of writing. Oh heck! I love freedom period. It’s a nice way to give something back, and to say: “Hello.” This is me! I love to inspire mostly, and that seems to be going over well on my blog. I suspect there’s something even more important that’s going to come of it down the road. The journey towards it (without knowing just what) is exciting. I hope you are finding the journey well appointed too. Highest and Best!

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