Forgot your password?

We just sent you an email, containing instructions for how to reset your password.

Sign in

  • Am I going to change the world? Am I going to make any difference at all? Does my life matter? In the ways we all want our lives to matter. Do I make the world a better place? Are my priorities straight? Am I a good example to my children? Am I a good parent? Will I make enough money to live well when I am old? What am I doing with my talents? Have all the stories left me? Will they come back? Shall I just begin and see? Am I following my heart? My guides? My intuition? Who loves me? Who do I love? Can I show love? Will I become better? At everything? At anything?
    Will my love and care be enough for my sons, ever?
    Am I living a life that I am proud of? Will I? Can I?
    Who the hell am I? And do I want to know?
    Is it too late to do what I was meant to do? Am I doing it now and don’t know it? Is this all there is? What is my calling?

    When fear leaves me, what will be left to fill the aching hours of my days?
    What will be there to slide cool and wet like a river at dawn into my heart
    And wrap me in scarves of fog
    When fear leaves me, will I recognize my world
    Will I know the map will I know my heart
    What will save me from myself if not this fear that keeps me safe now
    When fear leaves me will I find that light heart that seems to have been a dream
    Was it real at all
    When fear leaves me will I write again with boldness and strength?
    Will stories come knocking on my door or have they left for better more open arms?
    • Share

    Connected stories:

About

Collections let you gather your favorite stories into shareable groups.

To collect stories, please become a Citizen.

    Copy and paste this embed code into your web page:

    px wide
    px tall
    Send this story to a friend:
    Would you like to send another?

      To retell stories, please .

        Sprouting stories lets you respond with a story of your own — like telling stories ’round a campfire.

        To sprout stories, please .

            Better browser, please.

            To view Cowbird, please use the latest version of Chrome, Safari, Firefox, Opera, or Internet Explorer.