This time it's been a bit of both. I've learned that I am a force with a place and purpose in the Universe, uniquely held and understood by me. I've learned that that is okay, that I'm okay, that I'm going to be okay. I've also victoriously made such an assertion: succinctly, obstreperously; steeped in fear but powered by courage. I've faced my opposition with neither apology nor explanation. The reasons don't matter but the power to come to such reasoning does, and now I'm back. The journey continues.
“From the true antagonist,