#BeReal – RA AVIS

The art and practice of being real


My #BeReal guest today is Ra Avis.


I love fairy tales and blanket forts. I love daydreams and dandelion wishes.  I think if you asked most of my friends and family to describe me, these concept would be tossed around.

But they’d also tell you, for all my whimsicality, I am  real.

My feet are planted in reality.
I own the path I’ve walked, I own the mistakes I’ve made.

I take responsibility for the footsteps and people I’ve left behind.

To be real in present tense is to take ownership of your past tense, and stake claim in your future.

To be real is to accept your journey.

To be real is to be your own light, and not let someone else color your path.  Not the one you’ve walked or crawled, not the patch where you have made your stands, and not the possibility of what comes after…

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