you and me
Fear. We all have it. And it’s great when it keeps you safe. Safe, as in, alive. That intuition that keeps you from walking down the dark alley late at night or keeps you at a distance from a bear you encounter in the wild rather than approaching and petting it. So yeah, in many cases, fear is ...
Sometimes being still and resting in darkness can be more courageous than being constantly on the go (a form of stagnation).
It is not in the denial of our human condition that we will find transcendence, but in honoring it, respecting it, loving it, adoring it.
You know how guys get blue balls? It’s a similar concept with a blue heart, except in my case it’s an acute condition that I’ve numbed myself from.
As I approach my 10-year high school reunion, I ruminate on the glory and derision I have for small towns. Small minds and how we cage ourselves up, unaware of all we have before us if only we ventured beyond our borders. How getting to fully know ourselves and our place amidst the vastness of ...
What if we could smile with love at others' shortcomings, recognizing ourselves in their darkness and their light, and take responsibility for our own part?
This is why we are here. Not to be enslaved by hiding our light, but to embrace our splendor and our flaws, to let the spark ignite.