If time and space didn’t matter and I could suddenly find myself somewhere else, where would it be?


According to Merriam-Webster the adverb elsewhere means, “in or to another place”. The Google search definition of the pronoun elsewhere says, “some other place”.

Obviously elsewhere is not a particular geographic location. It is just “some other” place. For my purposes, elsewhere is more a state of mind. Of course, on some occasions, it is a place. My elsewhere is a quest. It is being lost on purpose, exploring my own understandings, unawarenesses, awarenesses,  and feelings. It’s a journey into and through what I fear, confronting what holds me back. It is also the documenting of that journey.

How do I get there?   Jump!
I get there by spending time with loving, encouraging, positive, creative, intelligent people. I get there through mindfulness and meditation. I get there by being accountable for my words and actions. I get there by valuing diversity, loving kindness,  moving away from labels, letting go, and embracing what is before me.
Is there a map?  How do I find the way there?  My edges show the way.  When I bump into my edge it is time to push past into elsewhere.

What does elsewhere look like? It looks like running water. It looks like the breeze. It looks like growth. It looks like change. It looks like fear that is being challenged.

Life is growth and learning and change. The cessation of growing, learning, and changing is death. The body may still be alive, but the person inside has died.

This is my second post for Writing 101.

The prompt:
A Room with a View (or Just a View)

We’re all drawn to certain places. If you had the power to get somewhere — anywhere — where would you go right now? For your twist, focus on building a setting description.

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