The distance is supposed to matter... The farther away he gets -- the more you fight to push him out of your head -- the brighter he shines.
Do you consider it a failure when you have to go to the garage because you’re having car trouble? Do you feel you have failed when you go to the dentist for your yearly check-up? What about going to the gym? Do you feel like a failure when you sign up for that gym membership because you should ...
The man saw the aunt as a young woman, held in the same way by her mother and aunts, adored and cossetted and safe and secure in her position in the world.
I’m here to love me now... I’ve closed the door on him, and if he’s out in the cold, sick, sad and old, it was his conscious choice, not mine.
I could take some time, gaze into the night, into the earth, into the darkness... into myself, and not only see and receive what is there, but to trust it..
It takes two... This realization was known and placed somewhere in my being, but I had never had the emotional capacity to apply it to my own life.