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. [...]
Weeping may endure for a night, but joy cometh in the morning. ~~ Psalm 30:5
A few months ago I had to push through a very difficult task that had been causing me a lot of anxiety, nervousness and concern. I had been thinking about and preparing for it for quite awhile. It was the kind of task that makes you have sleepless nights because you want to make sure you [...]
Empowerment can sometimes be lonely. But loneliness is oftentimes a shortcut to your soul. Loneliness means you have been touched by the warmth of love. What could be more beautiful than that? Remember: Your heart is very strong. Push through.
I have given a great deal of thought and energy over many years to the idea of “not being chosen.” It has been one of the very hardest experiences I’ve had to persevere through and contemplate. Rejection and not being fully embraced by someone we really want to connect with, or stay connected to, is one [...]
People who you trusted might betray you. But keep being you anyway. Keep expressing yourself, being who you are, shining your specific light, and feeling free to live your life the best way you know how. When betrayal comes lurking we tend to shut down, dim our wattage, feel less than, and enter into self-blame. [...]