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Artist | Student | Varied
United States
I'm a daydreamer, I'm a nerd, and I'm a Christian. I like experimenting with different programs and mediums to create unique works of art. I write to share the stories in my head, draw to show how my imagination pictures them, and take pictures to show off the setting of my Savior's ongoing story. Going outside is good for that too, though. ;P
  • Mood: Tired
  • Listening to: MK III by Steam Powered Giraffe
  • Reading: Airman by Eoin Colfer
  • Watching: Nothing
  • Playing: Minecraft
  • Eating: Whatever looks good at Chuck's
  • Drinking: Water!
Hey!  I'm not dead, and all that stuff people usually say when they suddenly reappear on dA! :dance:

A lot of things have changed since I last posted here.  A very, very happy chapter of my life is over now.  I won't go into the details of how or why here.  There's been a lot of grief, and plenty of guilt, that's come with that ending, though.  But, life moves on, whether I want it to or not.  I can only count that as a blessing.

For the actual point of the post, though:  I originally wrote this on my Facebook page, then decided it was too long and too candid for someone to see just glancing through their news feed.  I've pretty much made this page my blog in the past, though, so I figured it'd be much more fitting to put it here. :P  Here's what I wrote:
Alright, I've finally caved and given up an old childhood prejudice.
It used to be that when I wrote about myself, I would talk about events and cool things
I'd learned or discovered.  I'd occasionally touch on emotions, but I made sure that they weren't the focus of my writing.  My writings were my "Journal".  They were NOT a diary.  Diaries, I believed, were for girls, and guys a little too in-touch with their feminine side.
 That belief changed tonight, with this discovery: When you're at you're lowest, writing down your feelings in a place that no one else will read, and that you'll probably never want to return to, really, really helps. Having to express exactly what you're feeling helps you figure out just what it is you're feeling.  It makes you confront the way you're thinking about things, and either accept it, or change it.  And when God breaks in in the middle of your writing, you tend to end up with a surprisingly different perspective on things. :)
So my old prejudice -- that keeping a diary is for girls and sissies -- is gone.  
My diary will never show up here, but hey: it inspired me to write something here again, even if it is just my 1 AM ramblings.

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Kefrith Featured By Owner Dec 31, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
If you ever decide to return to dA (we hope you will!), please consider joining The-MYST-Gallery!
Zenoc2 Featured By Owner Jan 4, 2016  Student General Artist
Still here, just dormant. :P I'll gladly join!
DaSaurian Featured By Owner Feb 24, 2014
Thanks for the fav!
Zenoc2 Featured By Owner Feb 24, 2014  Student General Artist
You're welcome! Thank YOU for the reply! :D
shadowpixie7 Featured By Owner Jul 6, 2013  Hobbyist
Happy Birthday
Zenoc2 Featured By Owner Aug 20, 2013  Student General Artist
Thanks! Sorry for the super-late reply -- I haven't been on dA in AGES... :XD:
shadowpixie7 Featured By Owner Aug 20, 2013  Hobbyist
wow I don't even remember what I said, but your welcome anyway :D
Zenoc2 Featured By Owner Aug 30, 2013  Student General Artist
I think it was a happy-birthday-thing. :P
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shadowpixie7 Featured By Owner Mar 19, 2013  Hobbyist
thanks for the watch
ambassador-brouwer Featured By Owner Feb 14, 2013  Professional Filmographer
Thanks for commenting on my vignette - I'm very flattered, and I'm so glad it was up to par!
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