Pulled to something else

There I was, sitting with the others of the group, watching each of them as they spoke.  Being the introvert I am, I’m fine letting others run the show as I quietly observe and only speak up when necessary.  I hung onto each word  that was said and watched their...

Scared to live

I’m sitting here staring at my computer screen.  Thoughts clouding my brain, I’m unsure of what exactly I should write.  Though, I do recognize the urge to write at this very moment is a necessity.  At the most inopportune second possible, I realize that every single...

Apathy, being afraid to feel

I’m well aware of the fact that it’s been well over a month since my last post.  Near the beginning of this unexpected hiatus, I accumulated many drafts of poems and thoughts in the forms of a post that I could never bring myself to finish – and if I did, I couldn’t...

Don’t take your thoughts so seriously

“Here is a new spiritual practice for you:  don’t take your thoughts so seriously.” – Eckhart Tolle This should go without saying.  This is common sense.  Yet, despite it’s simplicity, I seem to get continually and repeatedly caught up in my thoughts.  It’s been quite...

Letting go of who I was

“When I let go of what I am, I become what I might be.” – Lao Tzu Although this post won’t publish until tomorrow morning, as I write this, it’s been exactly thirteen days since my last post.  In the past, by this point I’d have allowed the burden of keeping up...

Embrace the darkness

 Without darkness, nothing comes to birth.  As without light, nothing flowers. – May Sarton I’ve been struggling to find the function of the darkness that falls upon me ever so sneakily while suffocating me as it has me in its stranglehold.  As I came to the end...