None of us is defined by only one thing.
Far from it.
We are family members, workers, artists, lovers, pedestrians, citizens, humans, males, females, non-binary, emotional creatures, indifferent creatures, cruel, ego-maniacal, loving, tender, nurturing, needy, independent, bad, good. And so much more.
When we get the chance to get to know another part of us - even when it doesn't show us in the best light - we EXPAND. We add on to our list of hats. We become more than the sum of things. We become ALL things.
Were you ever told 'you are this', 'nah, you're not like that'....? Were you placed in a box so tight you didn't know there was life outside of it? Were you told the ole' story 'you gotta focus on ONE thing, you gotta master ONE thing....' ? Well, I hereby declare you free from that bullshit! YOU ARE ALLLLLL THINGS, my friend! Go, explore, enrich, experience the many YOU that you can be.
You are ALL things. Remember that.
Another human who is ALL THINGS.
In April 2020, while experiencing her first ever global pandemic, Tamar Pelzig pledged to write something every day, even if it's only a word, so she welcomed to the world a daily blog to keep her creative writing wheels rolling.
Header Art: Daniel Landerman