Leah: 'I don't like structure journaling.'
Mom: 'I thought you loved writing.'
Leah: 'I do, but I prefer free writes. Then I can write about my heart.'
Mom: 'What do you mean, 'your heart?' '
Leah: 'My heart. Like what's in it. I want to write about the way I feel inside. Because, mostly, my heart tells me what to do. Then people know by the way I'm acting how I feel.'
Sometimes her self awareness astounds me. By the same token, she is often petrified of trying out new hairstyles and outfits.