Letters: Here we are, two years later.

Most days, I don't know what this is.
Most days, I don't know what I'm doing.
What the hell was I thinking?

I try to dissect it all the time.
On July 29th, 2014, why did I think any of this would be a good idea?

Mostly, it was for selfish reasons, I think I realize now.
I needed to surround myself with creative women.
I needed them to show me how to be a daring and honest creator, so I could be one too.
After two years, I've never felt more empowered.

But on most days, I still think that this isn't working and I'm doing everything wrong.
That's at least partially true.
Yet, when I feel rejected or even a little down, I find myself leaning into this space.

I press my ear to the door and bury myself in click after click. 
Beautiful, terrible, honest, and courageous things have happened here.
And in moments of weakness, is there anything more perfect than knowing that you are, in fact, never alone?

So if you've shared something with GirlSense & NonSense in the past two years, thank you (from me and our readers) for your bravery.

Two years later, I've learned a lot but mostly I've learned that creativity requires a large measure of courage, and I'm filled with hope knowing that there are so many girls across the world whose cups are overflowing. 

Your Sister,
Pamela
Co-Editor
GirlSense & NonSense

 

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