“Got these feet in these shoes that walked a mile or two/got these hands, they done work that left them black and blue/got these hips, they are wide, but they know how to move…” ~Amel Larrieux “All I Got” Yesterday was trying. In keeping still, worries I usually evade or ignore crept up on me.…Read more »
When I awoke this morning, the first thing I heard inside was “keep still.” As in: whatever you’re about to do, don’t. Did I do it? Nope! Instead, I checked my cell phone for missed calls and messages. I checked my email for the same. I made up my bed, eliminated, washed myself, prepared breakfast, chatted…Read more »
A few days ago, I told a dear friend that I don’t consider myself a “happy person.” He looked surprised, at first. Then, a bit concerned, and finally, curious. I became self-conscious at my revelation, and silently reconsidered my words in his presence, felt their truth and nodded affirmatively, moreso to myself than anything. The…Read more »
Forget doing things for “end results.” There is no lasting satisfaction in that, for life is more cycling and rhythm than specific formulae and sum totals. Life is not math. Rather, feel for the soft embrace of your honesty and presence in this moment, and every now that follows. In this way, the journey is the…Read more »
What would happen if you just let “it” go? “It” being whatever you most desire. There’s only one way to find out – DO IT, and see what happens. See what happened when I decided to empty. Connect with ::SOUL:by:YOU:: on SoundCloud!
In the silence I hear: One day, you’ll have to trust yourself with more exposure, greater responsibility. For now, enjoy what IS – like watching your newborn sleeping – knowing he’s growing with every breath into a man…or like speaking the most delicate words into the ear of a sleeping lover.