Welcome to Five Minute Friday. Today's word is Real
Now here's a challenging word, real. In a world that is so ready to believe what is false, people so ready to behave falsely it is more than hard to be real. We become used to pasting on the false smile and saying we are "Fine!" when fine is generally the last thing we feel.
I struggle with being real and always have, I feel like I have to cover up the less than perfect person that I am. I think I am afraid others won't like me if they discover who I really am.
And so I behave as falsely as everyone else in the land of cosmetic surgery called America.
One of the goal-ish ideas I've had since the year began is to be more honest with myself about who I am and my failings faults and strengths and to try to be more real with the people around me, not pretending I have my life perfectly tied together and that I am perfectly......
Five Minute Friday
1. Write for 5 minutes flat – no editing, no over thinking, no backtracking.
2. Link back here and invite others to join in.
3. Please visit the person who linked up before you and encourage them.