flex your empathy

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…

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be loved

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…

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untidy

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…

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big and small

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.

again.

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.