What if your darkness IS your light?

"My darkness is my light."   Almost a year ago, I uttered those words in a room filled with women. Many of whom, days earlier, I had become acquainted with for the first time. I had met a part of myself, you see, at this event. I had squirreled her away for all of my life, probably for several previous lifetimes, now that I reflect upon it. I was afraid of her, this part of me. Afraid

Say something real

Cat Grant and her estranged son were sitting across each other with Supergirl in between. As they spoke at each other, Supergirl said to them, "say something real, even if it terrifies you."  I immediately wrote that down because it sums up what I'm about. Being real. Being you.   Why did we stray so far away from that? You see it everywhere. In the advertising that sells us toothpaste to toilet paper. In the movies that