Everybody’s Got A Story: “Joy” by Elizabeth Jay – Guest Post – #WriterWednesday

Thanks to Marquessa for the opportunity to guest post!

Simply Marquessa

This guest post is beautifully written and inspiring…”You are enough”.

If you don’t already follow Elizabeth’s blog, you should!

M  xoxo


20160303Robin3 A relationship with myself was never encouraged when I was growing up. In fact my parents told me what I could read, what I should think, how I should spend my time, what my philosophy of life should be. They discouraged my burgeoning independence and called it rebellion. I learned well that they were always right and that therefore if my opinions were different to theirs they were clearly wrong. I learned that my intuition was not to be trusted. The strong message I got in a myriad of ways was that I was wrong.

My journey out of this belief is still ongoing. It began when I was nineteen with my first understanding that I was lovely and worthy of love. I remember a guest speaker at…

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