I wrote this short piece right as I was about to make a very large, very significant, very scary personal decision. In the end I did choose to leap, and while I’m still navigating the aftermath of that decision, I know it was the right one.
“The wind whistles in my ears as I inch towards the edge. My stomach churns as I get closer. I can see the drop, the rocky shore far below. Why does every cell in my body scream to take this leap? If I jump won’t I certainly fall to my death? What if I die…but what if I fly instead?”