these two words are interesting, as are words and language in general. both attunement and atonement regard and refer to sound, or vibration, and frequency, be it “tune” or “tone”. so it’s no surprise they are, in the important ways, interchangeable….
i don’t know how many chances we get in this life to make a real connection….
what we want is not what we really want….
i’ve never been a confident man.
i’m sure there’s some elaborate formula that would shed light on the hows and whys: this gene, coupled with that circumstance, those parents, that culture, those schools, those books, that trauma, that success, these friends, those choices, those actions, and that value… multiplied by this belief and that evidence, equals this man?…
there’s a point in every relationship when you finally get past the need to sell yourself, to show off your best qualities and virtues, and even bullshit a little about who you’re not really at all….