Posts tagged self care
Late Night Thoughts #9

I often wonder what the world might look like if we all lived from our heart.
What would be different if we spoke with words of compassion, touched with full presence, walked with the idea of unity?
How could we help one another if we truly saw the best in each other rather than pointing out the worst?

And what if when others did act and live from their darkness we held them accountable to those actions in love and justice?

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Late Night Thoughts #6

I’ve often thought there was a great treason at play.

A mythical teaching or belief we have all bought in to.

You know, the kind of stories we're told as children then later come to the discovery that those stories were just that..... stories?

I’ve often thought this great treason was a treason of some sort of honesty, or lack thereof.

I wasn’t altogether wrong. I also wasn’t totally right either. After all, there is another treason at hand.

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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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