we tend to inundate ourselves with shoulds, have-tos, need-tos – amongst all the other worries and concerns of living. we attach a lot of our creative energy to tasks, and lists, and anxieties about future things, piled on top of whatever may still linger from what has passed….
winding drive is this all there is to it? black to black struggle to emerge from the womb struggle to know from the forgetting struggle to seek from the chaos struggle to love from the mind struggle to survive from the machine struggle to let go from the having wanting needing empty so much more…
why do, just to do?
why waste your precious self
why give them exactly
what they want?…
we make time for a lot of things, usually unconsciously. strange things, like struggle, worry, anxiety, stress and violence; for jobs, deadlines, tasks, superficial arguments, small-minded obligations; for another’s dream, or ridiculous routine….
“Sincere laughter expresses a spirit of irrepressible gaiety… the real laugh is the resolution of anxiety.” ~ Alan Watts…
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