There is Grand Scale Personal Love that comes from intense 1:1 relationships, whether it’s between close friends, family members, or romantic partners. But there is also the Small Scale Universal Love that comes from washing the dishes, mowing the lawn, stopping for two minutes to say hello to the neighbor, wiping the nasty eye gunkContinue reading “Love in Every Thing”
Sometimes it is as simple as showing up, especially when you don’t feel like it.
A slight sunburnLittle cuts and scrapes and bruises Having to take the long way backbecause a few steps off the beaten trackput you between a rockand a hard place. There are worse ways to get lost in life.Worse ways to be running late.
Sometimes you won’t be able to see beyond the next curve of the road you’re on. But trusting that there will be a path that will take you where you want to go, or that you’ll be strong enough to build your own if needed… is what it means to have faith.
Foam, frothy foam.Mud and salt.A thousand miles of eroded coast. Sunburn.Windburn.Heart burns. Sometimes,Sometimes,Some timesSometimesI Wanna put onmy little gogglesand climba ropeleading somewhereway up highin thesky wheremaybe Icould findsomethingsomethingsome thingsomethingthat Isn’tevergonnaburnquitesobright Buttwinkleseversogentlyin thenight Piercingdarknesswithlittlesprinklesof light. Of Light.
From Oh the Places You’ll Go, by Dr. Seuss. This is one of my favorite books, and everyone should read it. Not just kids.