Becoming Human

“Of course I’ll hurt you. Of course you’ll hurt me. Of course we will hurt each other. But this is the very condition of existence. To become spring, means accepting the risk of winter. To become presence, means accepting the risk of absence.” — Antoine de Saint Exupéry – The Little Prince Weep. Wail. Kvetch. Dance … More Becoming Human

Sweet Darkness

“When your demons come, offer them a piece of cake.” ~ Buddhist saying Resistance is Futile. Why offer ‘cake’ to your darkness? Because even the darkness — at its most vulnerable center — is in need of love. If we love our darkness (instead of resisting it), we can integrate the lessons it comes to … More Sweet Darkness

Young at Heart

For my Mother Day 25: A – Z Challenge “The afternoon knows what the morning never suspected.” ― Robert Frost Remember Your Sense of Wonder. As I get older, it gets more difficult to match how I feel on the inside with how I look on the outside. There’s an aspect of child-like wonder that directs … More Young at Heart