Navigating the Change Essay

My essay, A Girl Named Moose, received honorable mention in the Navigating the Change essay contest.

Thank you to K E Garland for the opportunity. Read the essay here.

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Permission to write, paint, and imagine are the gifts I gave myself when chronic illness hit - a fair exchange: being for doing. Relevance is an attitude. Humour essential.

53 thoughts on “Navigating the Change Essay”

  1. Absolutely brilliant and inspirational to the core. Your narration is so colourful and vivid, VJ. I am so glad to have read this! Hands down the best post I have read on WordPress so far!

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  2. Congrats on the HM
    And that was one awesome read, VJ
    The sage wisdom to stop worrying and start living

    And loved this so much
    “am Grandmother, writer, teacher, artist. I am friend, lover, sister, seeker.”

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      1. It’s nice e to meet you too, VJ. I was so moved by your essay and have since shared it with my cousins (all girls).

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  3. Oh, so well-deserved VJ! Now that is an inspiring essay, one many young women/girls could benefit from reading today! Hmmm makes me wonder if it could have a second life in a women’s/lifestyle magazine etc?

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