it’s not something you can pretend to do or be. it’s a practice. it’s a regimen. it’s falling, standing, dealing with emotional or spiritual invaders and the endless this and that of all this….
i think it is exceedingly rare these days that we take the time to truly get to know how someone wants to be loved; how they prefer to be treated, acknowledged, let alone or kept company; how they would be heard, understood, and validated; how they want to be touched and embraced, or how they’ll be open to it when they feel safe….
one thing you learn as you journey along the path is that whatever you’re looking for out of life is what you’re going to find….
there’s such an immense pressure we put upon ourselves in our culture to “do great things” with our lives. i think we almost always miss the point entirely….
if i died tomorrow
i’d be alright
though regretful. . ….
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