always grow, grow all ways

Don’t let me show cruelty though I may make mistakes. Don’t let me show ugliness though I know I can hate. And don’t let me show evil though it might be all I take. Show me love Show me love … Continue reading

coming back around again

Everyone who terrifies you is sixty-five percent water.

And everyone you love is made of stardust, and I know sometimes

you cannot even breathe deeply, and

the night sky is no home, and

you have cried yourself to sleep enough times

that you are down to your last two percent, but

nothing is infinite,

not even loss.

You are made of the sea and the stars, and one day

you are going to find yourself again.

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F. Scott

love right now

Love isn’t a state of perfect caring.

It is an active noun,
like struggle.

To love someone
is to strive to accept that person
exactly the way he or she is,
right here and now.
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Fred Rogers

for everything which is yes

i thank you

for this amazing day:
for the leaping greenly
spirits of trees
and the blue true dream of sky;

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and for everything
which is natural
which is infinite
which is yes

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e. e. cummings

scaredy cat

Fear is a paralyzing creation of the mind.

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Every time we allow our minds to dwell on anxieties about the unknown, we are being present with fear and blind to the the moment upon us. We are bombarded with an army of thoughts and worry that we attach ourselves to in a desperate desire for certainty.

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Every moment we spend clinging to fear is a moment we are passing up to find security and comfort.
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