they say don’t settle; it’s better to be alone than to compromise. there is truth in that, and there is weight. in the process of not settling, we can become unsettled, and isolationist. we also put it upon our own self to discern emotional wisdom without an essential objectivity. humans are interdependent, social, energetic, spiritual…
in the most violent of episodes, there are subtleties at play. in the most calm and serene, life itself emerges. we exist in the interplay of forces, big and small; we are the stars, and the stardust. big bang indeed… living with presence is letting go of any concerns with time, and the here and…
we always carry forward ideas, beliefs, understanding and experience from those who came before, and some of it is even passed down through our DNA. the struggle, is reconciling the old ways, with new understandings….
there’s a saying, that if you don’t stand for something, you’ll fall for anything….
for a long time, i was under the impression that i wouldn’t ever feel worthy of a worthy partner in life, if i didn’t make something of myself. to this day, i still don’t quite know what that means, but i know where it came from….
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