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.
One thing I am trying to figure out in life is how to have some appreciation for myself that isn’t totally dependent on external factors. For now, my gut still tells me that there’s only four things that make me feel like I’m worth something: When I make good progress in my work. When IContinue reading “Self Worth”
I have this idea for a story, or maybe even a game of some sort. It involves a magical box that is sort of a time machine, but not in the ordinary sense of the word. It is small, maybe big enough to fit a dozen books or so in, and it features a 12Continue reading “Memory Box”