Love is longing and longing, the pain of being parted; No illness is rich enough for the distress of the heart, A lover’s lament surpasses all other cries of pain. Love is the royal threshold to God’s mystery…. The carnival of small affections and polite attachments Which litter and consume our passing time Is no [...]
And just when I thought the day could not get any better, along comes my constant companion, my Totem since childhood. Doves remind us that we are strong during the “in-between” times (since they arrive at dusk and dawn when the veil between day and night is thin). Whenever I feel the slightest twinge of [...]
I Am Much Too Alone in This World, Yet Not Alone by Rainer Maria Rilke I am much too alone in this world, yet not alone enough to truly consecrate the hour. I am much too small in this world, yet not small enough to be to you just object and thing, dark and smart. [...]
Something I read a while ago that rings true everyday: “Practice self-appreciation based on what is present and not on what is absent, on what is, rather than on what isn’t.” Focus on applying this to your PERSONAL LIFE, your LOVE RELATIONSHIPS, your CHILDREN, your FAMILY. Watch what happens.
Enjoy the moments. Life is to be enjoyed. Try not to struggle so much by overdoing. We often overprocess EVERY single thing. Pare it all down and simplify. That is how one enjoys life. Keep it simple.
I’ve been thinking about two kinds of inauthenticity lately. The first is when we say we will do something when we think we really can and we really want to but we just can’t pull it off and we end up not doing it at all or avoiding it — and then hurting or disappointing [...]