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Ten Things: The Symphony of My Life

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Cimmy’s been a little discouraged lately about low readership on her blogs. Won’t you show her some support? Perhaps you might relate to her thoughts here, too; I think many of us need to recount what is good about ourselves.

The Dragon's Lair

As I’m sure you’re aware, if you know me at all, I’ve often been rather hypercritical of myself.  However, yesterday, a friend of mine said something to me that made me think hard about that.

Being critical of yourself is akin to being critical of a symphony composed by God.  You are just playing the symphony.  Since you didn’t write you, and you are still learning to play you, you certainly aren’t expected to do so perfectly.

When my friend said this, it made me think about all the mean things I’ve said to myself.  So, today, the ten things I give you are ten things about my body, something I’ve often been critical of, and my habits, something I’m always critical of.  Bear in mind, people, this isn’t bragging.  It’s fact, pure and simple.   Also, if I’m repeating anything, understand that it’s necessary.

  1. My eyes.  They’re large for my…

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Author: jaklumen

Wherever you see "jaklumen", that's me- the username is still unique as of the current year. Be aware that the facet you see, is only a small part of the me that is me.

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  1. Why, yes, that’s Cimmy smiling in my Flickr feed– she got back her fixed tablet computer a few days ago and took some self-portraits with it. I was considering reblogging this post at the Diaspora for a [this is good] but chose to highlight her fan fiction based on the Chronicles of Narnia.

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