Posts tagged self aware
Late Night Thoughts #5

The mind is a powerful thing.

It can summon thoughts from seemingly thin air while giving way to an endless run of imaginative creations that are fueled by emotion and energy. Yes, the mind is a powerful thing.

The question remains: what will we use this power for?

It seems I walk through many days and moments where I use this power for my demise. Negativity, doubt, struggle, assumption..... allowing the power of my mind to wield a sword of destructive self criticism and hate. I quickly become the builder of beautiful sources of self harm and wasted energy.

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Late Night Thoughts #4

We all have this other side. The side of our personalities that becomes our frustration. Maybe it’s anger or doubt or fear or turning away or running from or hiding or arrogance or negativity or denial. Regardless of the label, we all have this other side.

How do we respond when this other part of us rises to the surface? When we allow those characteristics of destruction take over? How do we defend our best self? How do we defend those around us? How do we cope with the struggle of allowing the light to over shadow the darkness?

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Short Story - The Heart

Have you ever wondered what it truly means to live? To arrive at the end of this life only to look back on your existence and....smile? Worry? Regret? Utter the only two words you can bring about at that moment, ‘What if?’ Maybe you’re the reader who is approaching this chapter of life. The chapter some have called the end. Maybe you’re the reader who is just beginning your journey. Filled with passion and exuberance and eyes of determination. Maybe you’re the reader who is worn down, broken, weary.

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