it’s just a feeling, not necessarily a truth….
Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, while loving someone deeply gives you courage. ~ Lao Tzu
i feel i’ve certainly experienced more of the latter, and much of that is surely rooted in ideas adopted in childhood….
if i stop thinking
about the one i love
if i forget
about today’s worries
yesterday’s hurts and
if i remember
my true self
folding in all the
chaotic spaces. . .
it occurs to me
the song would end…
those fleeting moments, when the circumstance overrides the repetitive, cyclical mind-junk of the everyday… it takes two, to both balance and imbalance the usual suspects, to jar the stagnant politeness, to instigate the otherness, the connected consciousness that transcends thoughts, words, and invasive time…
at the crux of conflicting beliefs and ideologies, we drive ourselves into corners, and with it frustration and energetic stagnation… or, we choose to recognize the power and potentiality of AND rather than OR; it isn’t compromise when elevating beyond polarity. it’s greater understanding and a grasping of the scope of things beyond our usual parameters and expectations….
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