2009/08/18

PROMPTuesday #69 – Tell Me Who Are You? Who? Who?

DaGoddess @ 11:40

Last week’s PROMPT sat in Deb’s comment section by sheer dint of my own laziness. This week, I’m actually going to try to do something with her question beyond a quick response. For ill or for good, here we go:

1. Who are you?

2. Where did you come from?

3. Where are you going?

I am, I am…I think I am…dare I go all Nacho Libre? No, I suppose not. I am…just me. I’ve never tried to be anything other than who I am. I’ve always just tried to be the best me I can be. Even when I’ve come up short in that respect, I was completely myself. I guess that means that I’m perfectly imperfect. Flawed in the most innate and honest way I can be. I live, I love, I hurt, I cry, I try, I succeed, I fail, I try again, I just keep going. I pray fear doesn’t hold me back. I pray I do as little damage to others along the way as possible. I pray. Yes, I do pray a lot. I put a lot of stock in those prayers because I’m human and entirely too fallible. I would hope God is along to help guide me.

I come from…well, I believe I was asked and I answered that back in PROMPT #28. More literally — because I’m having a little fun and because I’m a smart ass — I am originally from Ohio. Cleveland area. From a family of circus performers. Okay, maybe not circus performers. But we do manage to act oddly at times. We do a weird dance of drawing together and pushing apart, like many families, I suppose. Sometimes I feel like I fit, somtimes I don’t.

Where am I going? Forward. Other than that, the Witness Protection Program won’t let me say.

So, who the hell are you?

9 Comments

  1. I love where you’re going? Can I go, too? They’ll never find us! :yay:

    Comment by Cheri @ Blog This Mom! — 2009/08/18 @ 13:12

  2. C’mon! Let’s go! I need someone to drive along with me.

    Comment by DaGoddess — 2009/08/18 @ 13:18

  3. Love your destination! Change is the only constant… if we’re not going forward, then we must be retreating.

    Comment by Pam — 2009/08/18 @ 13:52

  4. No retreat!

    Comment by DaGoddess — 2009/08/18 @ 13:55

  5. Very funny!!! Nice treatment of the prompt.

    How is your situation working out these days – you were having to move, right?

    Comment by g — 2009/08/19 @ 06:25

  6. Cleveland? Me too. But my parents were hillbillies from W. Virginia. Not Circus performers.

    Comment by Retired Navy CPO — 2009/08/19 @ 11:05

  7. While we may not have been circus performers, it did often feel like we were a traveling circus. Or maybe I just felt weird and clownlike

    Comment by DaGoddess — 2009/08/19 @ 20:51

  8. Can I come with you and Cheri? I’ve got a great wig and mustache glasses.

    Comment by San Diego Momma — 2009/08/20 @ 20:06

  9. sounds like a plan!

    Comment by DaGoddess — 2009/08/20 @ 20:16

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