140: Parable of the Prickly Porcupine

I realize now my anger and defensiveness were about armoring my heart. I cannot get to where I want to go when weighed down by my anger's armor.

126: Grrr…

126: Grrr...

The pain will never go away. I will only find perspective for the pain. It is a part of me now. To hate the pain is to hate myself; to love myself is to love my pain.

113: Thoughts on All that we are not by Mark Nepo

113: All that we are not

You cannot be vulnerable and safe. Vulnerability is (risk + uncertainty + emotional openness). By definition, safety is to be free of risk and uncertainty. They just cannot exist in the same spiritual space.

106: The Mighty

106: The Mighty

"Do not meddle in the affairs of dragons for you are crunchy and taste good with ketchup." 

I often wonder what keeps relationships going when, on the surface, it seems like there is so much going against them.

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