Rediscovering My Purpose, On Purpose

Gretchen Lee Bourquin
4 min readDec 20, 2023
Photo by Danica Tanjutco on Unsplash

I am sitting here right now because I promised myself I would. When I was a child, I had no doubt that I would be a writer. I was a writer. As soon as I could spell I would fill notebook pages with stories, poems, and sometimes songs. I would watch award shows and dream that maybe somehow I could be part of all that. I didn’t want to be on stage, but I wanted to play a role. I wanted to have something I created, or…

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