Photograph by Craig Robinson, Berlin Photographer
Sometimes when we embark on a creative exploration, we find unexpected things. Treasures, maybe; but the possibility always exists that we will stumble upon something dark and even frightening.
Interior journeys are like that, even when they’re not creative ones. Reflecting on our thoughts; plumbing the depths of memory; and taking those reflections and thoughts to the story we are creating, or even the life we are living, can yield unique gifts for potential readers.
Sharing our true selves on the written page will shine through and strike a chord with someone out there. If we remain on the superficial plane, without delving deep into the core of our being, that will show, too.
Like the image above (in the post) and on the header, sometimes our journeys will lead us to decadent places; however, there is also a beauty in the ruins. The past, even if it feels dark and forbidding, can tell us how to overcome our obstacles in the here and now.
What unexpected treasures have you discovered lately?