A familiar fear - Words of Joy
It creeps up on me again. ‘You’ve really done it This Time’. Whispers close. Breathing and hissing out its venom. A voice I know too well and cannot ignore. Did I think I could break the habits of a lifetime? When life is littered with a trail of: Unfinished projects Dreams unfulfilled Tasks to be done A heavy weight of expectancy burying all hopes of finally achieving my goals This year I had a dream. I went public with it. Shared it openly. Making the humiliation complete. When failure seems to be a default position for a person with perfectionism allied with chronic physical