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Asking For Permission

"You do not need anyone's permission to live a creative life" -Elizabeth Gilbert Hey, what's up, hello. I'm back and going to attempt all of this again. I thought I would begin writing and sharing ways to get intentional about joy in 2017 but there were a lot of other things and massive changes in my life that began to take priority over my creative outlet of writing. As I was closing in on 2017 I realized how slack I had been and I honestly was scared of getting back into writing. I thought that I needed to wait until an opportune time to begin again or wait for someone's permission. That's when I re-read one of my favorite authors - Elizabeth Gilbert's book "Big Magic" and saw that I had highlighted in bright orange the quote above. I laughed out loud at myself. Why on earth do we think we need someone's permission to live a creative life? I mean who was supposed to grant me permission? My parents? Friends? Other bloggers? I