A fancy hotel, refreshments lining the conference tables, this was a place of business. And gathered together were 150 of some of the sharpest consultants you could put together. They buzzed around the room, mingling with big words and breathy digressions. Everyone was so attentive and charismatic, a well-oiled machine of social elegance without the
Face Yourself You have darkness, you have light; you have such a big heart and desire to belong somewhere. You grew up so fast, took on burdens you could never own, fled your childhood innocence to escape the fear of being not enough. That child hasn’t left you yet. But while you searched the world
My whole concept of God was founded upon avoiding surrender – knowing god meant that I could hold everyone else accountable to my standard of him and demand everyone’s surrender, except my own. But now I know God in a very different form, I don’t just know him, I feel him. What I know about
Life is like being a child who’s lost at a carnival. We marvel at the buzzing lights and sounds around us. On the surface, it feels like the fanfare before is us is it, the real deal. We have fun for a while playing the different games, but eventually we realize there’s something plastic about
“I don’t know how to explain it, but I know it’s true. It’s what I believe deep down to be the nature behind the reality of things, it simply vibrates with me on a level I can’t explain”… Where does your mind go when someone asks, “what do you believe”? Do you think about your religion?
I sat down to my desk this morning with an obligation hanging over my head. A conviction for movement towards some elusive goal that I didn’t know how to attack. I knew my goal was to write but didn’t have a clear picture of what to say. I’ve sat down with these intentions several times
Why are some days bring depression and others a sense of supreme victory? Let this question steep into your mind because the answer lies close to it. Pain is an inward decision about exterior circumstances. When we truly understand the source of pain and its roots, we find victory, the landscape of our mind shifts
This week feels lonely, but not desperate An emptiness around me, but not within Not comparing myself to others. Not punishing myself for stillness, but looking deeper into it And seeing clearly who I want to be I’ve been in love for the last few weeks. But not a healthy love. One that is bound