Hey, guys, I’m here. Just like you, thinking heavy thoughts about things happening in the U.S. – from caging children, ignoring the true death toll in Puerto Rico, the reckless endangerment and MURDER of journalists, to daily reminders of the gross incompetence and corruption of our elected officials, the forsaking of the weakest among us,…Read More
The price of apathy is the soul becoming inextricably tethered to the suffering of others; which is to mean we are complicit. Never abdicate power to the darkness or let it replace your strength with fear. Remain human; remain in the light. Continue to give hope to the voiceless so they will always know they…Read More
If being mindful of the internal stories we make up about ourselves can change our life for the better, just think what that same mindfulness applied to the internal stories we make up about others could do.
Just now scrolled through my posts/drafts (whoa, I have 44 drafts saved) and found this song/cover/mashup I saved at some point for some reason. It’s pretty, yeah? Things around here have been quiet. I’ve not felt “great”. Lots of icky things going on with my food issues. Which is why I’ve not posted… I hate…Read More
In response to the recent terror attacks, I remarked to a friend… I can’t human today. Their reply: Look for the good. A few hours later, I read a tweet from Elizabeth Gilbert saying “…Remain human.” It was a comfort to be reminded that I’m not special, that others also feel they “can’t human” when…Read More
Every day I struggle with small things. Things I know I can handle, not because they are small but because I’m still here and I’ve never not been able to get through to the next moment, and the next small thing.
Sometimes I struggle with big things. Things I do not know yet if I can handle; life-changing, reality-altering, things-will-never-be-the-same-ever kinds of things. But, I can be sure that, moment by moment, I will get through…to the next big thing.
Because, I’m still here.
Every day we struggle with small things. Things we know we can handle, not because they are small but because we’re still here and we’ve never not been able to get through to the next moment, and the next small thing.
Sometimes we struggle with big things. Things we do not know yet if we can handle; life-changing, reality-altering, things-will-never-be-the-same-ever kinds of things. But, we can be sure that, moment by moment, we will get through…to the next big thing.
Because we’re still here, together.