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Journal Prose Chronicles: If Self-prioritization Were A Prescription…

In context, it’d probably sit and stay at the bottom of the bag

By The Dani WriterPublished 17 days ago 2 min read
Top Story - April 2024
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Entries from my journal are only shared with my closest of friends, so beginning this series was not a decision taken lightly. Concentrations of my anguish, toil, love, ecstasy, and more exist between these pages.

Why share them now, you ask?

It is because as Etienne de Grellet stated in one of my favorite quotes:

“I shall pass this way but once; any good that I can do or any kindness I can show to any human being; let me do it now. Let me not defer or neglect it, for I shall not pass this way again.”


Prioritization of the self is a completely different frequency

than being self-absorbed.

Or being selfish. Narcissistic. Conceited. Etc., etc.

All the terms and labels that spook us into maintaining unhealthy patterns of behavior.

Damn, people.


Why are many members of our species too easily coerced? Controlled? Constrained.

To get super-clear on the concepts and the dividing line between them is essential in a world that blurs them as a standard M.O.

That word.


And the cycle repeats…cuz the world and the planet have separate unequal blurred lines...leaving you unable to see where to go and where to be.

Today’s world has lots of “Go, go, go” since “Being” empowers the “One.” Each one. And when over 8 billion “Ones” decide that being is where their peace and power is…the world (as we know it)…will end. The planet will continue.

But all this agenda designed to take the “You” out of you.

Well, when authorities see something that works…

Old and largely successful tactics, up until levels get breached.

Life continues to traverse time and we only get one.

So, you re-center.

Make the necessary adjustments.

Inhale passion with d e e p e s t breaths

and exhale all that does not serve your highest good.

Get MEGA high off that stuff.

Wanna have a never-ending supply.

Thus, you unplug.

Leave the texts and emails.

Look at yourself and fill up with heartfelt gratitude. Soften. Allow yourself a minute more. Then another. Figure that your value far exceeds your sensory awareness, and you yearn to spend the rest of life searching and being genuinely surprised at each self-discovery.

You are full of answers.

And light that travels from the infinite.

And you don’t wanna miss a thing.

So, you smile at yourself in a new way.

Honor every part of you.

Even the parts you wish you could change.

You respect process.

Love ALL of you whether anyone else does or not because you are a priority, a highly resonant frequency of truth,

and have always been.

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The Dani Writer

Explores words to create worlds with poetry, nonfiction, and fiction. Writes content that permeates then revises and edits the heck out of it. Interests: Freelance, consultations, networking, rulebook-ripping. UK-based





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  • Hermoine Granger🧑‍🎓10 days ago

    It was too nice❤️I appreciate your hardwork, Danii🙌

  • Patrick H15 days ago

    Nice work! Definitely read like a stream of consciousness pouring out.

  • Anna 15 days ago

    Congrats on Top Story!

  • L.C. Schäfer16 days ago

    I always love to read your writing. I think you could re-write the phonebook, and I'd know it was you.

  • ROCK 16 days ago

    I am grateful for you opening your heart, your mind, your being to the world so some of us may learn a bit more about ourselves via your sincerity.

  • Asad Message16 days ago

    some good byes are good for your mental health

  • Blessings, Dani. May you always have the wisdom to embrace this kind of love & care for yourself.

  • Andrea Corwin 16 days ago

    Thank you for sharing. It is wonderful that you getting the "universal" concept. Of course we must have time for ourselves. I like this: and exhale all that does not serve your highest good. Good for you!! Congrats on TS.

  • This was extremely powerful, profound, optimistic and uplifting! Congratulations on your Top Story!! 🎉💖🎊🎉💖🎊

  • Ameer Bibi16 days ago

    Congratulations 🎊🎉🎉 for top story .Your pursuit of excellence sets a high standard for everyone. Keep aiming for the stars.

  • Babs Iverson16 days ago

    Fantastic & Top Story too!!! 💕❤️❤️Congratulations!!!

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  • Lamar Wiggins16 days ago

    👏👏👏 Very well said and agreed upon! And Wow! This went straight to the front page. I think you have others that agree as well. Congrats! 😍

  • Romano Meyer17 days ago

    I really enjoyed reading this.

  • LB17 days ago

    I found this to be a beautiful read, and whole-heartedly relatable. Congratulations on your Top Story, and I can't wait to read more of your journal entries! LB xo

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