Thought Catalog

Alex Snow

When I am not writing, I am usually watching a terrible movie, sitting on a beach, or listening to stories from patrons at a dive bar.

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There is nothing wrong in finding entertainment or a thing that brings pleasure to our lives; that is a noble pursuit. The question to be asked is what is the cost of this entertainment?

That is the goal, right? To find happiness, to find purpose? Don’t shy away from it when you do.

I write because people need to know they are not alone. I write to know I am not alone.

It is ok to just be for a while without a conclusion in sight. Rest in knowing that the beautiful thing about seasons is that they always change; they are never infinite, they come and go. What is today may not be tomorrow. You are on a journey.

They taught me that despite my flaws and hurts, my story is still valid and that gave me the strength to validate other people’ stories. Because they taught me that it is ok to be different, I can help other people accept their differences.

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