I like life in general.
I love nature. I like my friends. I enjoy traveling.
Obviously, here in the Western World, life is much easier than for millions of underprivileged people throughout the world.
My family rents a small house, with big yard, in a nice enough neighborhood.
We own a car and have the closets full of clothes and stuff.
Life is good.
But…. like most people, I have my challenges, too. My main challenge is my general insignificance and irrelevance.
You must understand that I do not want to be proud and mighty. I like humility, even if sometimes it’s hard to come by and, at times, is somehow a forced character trait. Being humble is certainly better than being proud and obnoxious.
Still…. if only I could be “important” for a few people. If only I could utter something of significance to some, create something of meaning to others. If only what I express could become relevant for somebody.
There are days when it is truly difficult to feel like a yet another drop of water in the ocean: unimportant for all people but one (my son).
WordPress like most other, similar sites, serves as a platform for people to express themselves. Of course, that means that it is equally a platform for those who read what others wrote. Wanting to become a published writer (well, I was published before, but that was in Switzerland, in French) I would totally love if someone would actually read my things, AND leave comments. Lots of comments!
Alas…. I’m still one of the few million undiscovered writers, toiling in the shadows, unremarkable, unremarked, and ephemeral…