When I used to read blogs (before I started writing) I always thought that if the writers were writing about something then they surely had that something figured out... I figured they not only wrote about it but lived it ... Mastered it even... Then I started writing ...
I use writing as a tool to stretch my mind, to explore an idea, a thought, an inspiration, or to process and learn about something through the act of writing ... I have learned that just because it is written doesn't mean it's mastered (definitely not for me) ... Maybe in writing and sharing we learn along the way & help inspire another to learn along side of us... I know that while writing can be a tool for masters to convey their mastery... I realize it can equally be a tool to aid in the journey to mastery... however long that journey may be.
I realize that writing has become a form of therapy for me - an opportunity to expand my thinking and grow ...when I don't create space in my life and schedule to be still - or to write - I miss out on so much opportunity to be better - I loose inspirations - ideas are fleeting and thoughts come and quickly go... Words can capture the essence of this all on paper (or a computer these days)... These written words, when shared, offer the opportunity for others to experience these thoughts, insights & inspirations as well... It can be powerful ...
For anyone who has never given writing a try I highly suggest it - it can be free flow, doesn't have to be organized, consise, it doesn't have to be published, public or shared with anyone ... One can write for his/herself privately- if she so chooses...
When and if we find ourselves thinking "oh I am not a good writer" then it's time to write a new story in the book of life... There isn't a right or wrong, or even a good or bad, like we might have learned in English class, when it comes to writing as a form of therapy, expression or discovery... It just is... It's personal ... And most of the time we are only "not good " at something when we decide that in our own minds... So my suggestion is just start... Whatever it looks like it and feels like- free of judgement or worry ... sharing optional.