This is my face. It has many lines, all of which were well earned. Grey hair which is also deserved. It is the face of an author, clergyman, a man who has both PTSD and OCD. I am the father of a child with Autism and another with ADHD. What it doesn't show is all of the hard times I have been through, just like a lot of us have. It doesn't show the ways that I am trying to improve my life.
People have told me that I easily hide behind what I write. I have written a lot of things in my life and call it as I see it. That has upset a lot of people and to me, that is a good thing because it means I know people read what I write, and it makes them think and sparks some kind of emotion.
So, here I am. The face is worn, stressed, and not pretty, but, it is my face.