Everyone should ponder this post.
Trapped, surrounded, the walls close in.
Suffocating, unable to move, I struggle for my next breath.
Then I remember. I built this cage. It is made of uncertainty, guilt, and fear. I built it, I can tear it down. It’s a struggle but I manage.
Yet the walls are still too near. I’m in a different cage now, a larger but equally uncomfortable one. Society built this cage, with its unrealistic expectations and demands for conformity.
It takes me decades, but I break through this barrier as well. Turns out it was a flimsy veil that needed only a slight nudge to fall away completely.
I feel emboldened now, having overcome each obstacle that threatened my progress. I come to see that all the world’s a stage adorned with many actors like myself, each on their personal voyage.
Yet a final cage awaits all of us, one from which only a few…
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