Hi Kristie, I love this piece! Your calligraphy is beautiful. So cool that you've picked this up as a new hobby. I love what you said about "falling in love with the very act of writing," because I totally agree that the physicality of putting pen to paper is so powerful.
Welcome to Medium, and I wish you luck in your freelance journey, too! I'm in a really similar situation as a beginning freelancer, and it's overwhelming but exciting. There's a lot to learn. Thanks for sharing this article, it's a lovely reminder to find joy even in tough times. :)