Challenge

While we all know we aren’t perfect, can we just start striving to be better people?  If you’re religious, follow the teachings, if you’re not, then do what you think is right.  So many religious groups have a bad name put upon them because of the thoughtless, or hypocritical actions of the members or those associated with such.  Be kind, do what you know you’re supposed to.  If you’re not perfect, like none of us are, then don’t try to pass yourself off as perfect.  If you think you’re better than someone, that’s a good sign that you might need to rethink what you’re doing and truly look at yourself.  Let’s all strive to be the best we can be, and make the world a better place one step at a time

To My Future Children

Dearest Little Ones,
You may not be here yet, but you’re still important to me and I already love you. But when you do come into this life, there is something very important that you need to know.
Addiction is not a good thing, and nobody is immune. No parent raises their child to be an addict, and nobody goes into anything wanting to be one. Addictions are forged in chains of blood and bind you tighter than anything on this earth could ever do. Most of the people I know didn’t know that they were going to end up addicted, and once you’re addicted, it doesn’t go away.
Drugs may be the first thing you think of when you hear the word “addiction”. While it’s true that drugs are addictive, and it’s a good thing that so many people know that, there are other things you don’t hear about nearly as often that are just as addictive. Pornography, Cutting/Self Harm, I’ve even seen things like shopping get out of hand.
No matter the addiction, we all share the same message with you: don’t start. Don’t ever start. Once you start it’s near impossible to stop, and even if you stop, even if you’re clean for fifty years, you’re still a recovering addict. You still are addicted, you still want it, and while it gets easier, you can still go back at any moment.
In your lifetime you will know multiple addicts. Including me, I never knew self harm would be this way. We’re people, just like any other people, and you can’t judge. Just love them for who they are, but don’t let them get you started.
It may be hard, it may start as trying to fulfill a curiosity. But if you never start, you’re all the better for it. After you start, it’s an eternal war with the deepest, darkest recesses of your soul. A never ending battle with your basest desires. I don’t want to see you go through that.
Once you’re here, if you need help with anything I’m here. So many kids don’t have a great relationship with their parents – I want to be your best friend. And I’ll be honest with you if you have any questions.
Love,
Mom

It’s been an eventful weekend, with some good news and with some sad news.  I found out my best friend and his band got a record label – congrats guys, look up their band – Onethium.  But more urgently pressing on my mind is a more unfortunate event.  Depression and Self Harm have taken the life of yet another beautiful person.  She’s at rest, where the demons of this world cannot reach her, but I wish she would’ve stayed.  My prayers go with her friends and family, God bless

New Story

Good morning all

End of term is here, and I’m grateful.  By popular vote, I have finally decided on which story I’m going to have be my main project.  Once it’s up, please look at the link entitled To Walk With Demons and leave your feedback and ideas.

Just Today

While I don’t have much in the way of thoughts about writing, I’m pleased to announce that my TIG welding actually is starting to be decent – I’ve worked long and hard on it and I’m pretty excited.  I’m not excited that school’s back in which has contributed to my double episode of MDD and anxiety, but that’s the way life is.   Hopefully I can get grades up before term ends.  Thanks for reading, happy novelling