I can chase you, and I can catch you, but there is nothing I can do to make you mine. ~Morrissey I have been grasping since the moment I was born for the breast holding life’s milk, suckling with all my strength for a few drops of the salty elixir sustaining life. It is a […]
Last night I dreamt that somebody loved me. No hope, no harm, just another false alarm. ~Morrissey I have a reoccurring nightmare that I am a lovable being, that someone finds me acceptable no matter the circumstances, that I am chosen until death do part, that I am fully known and still the other smiles […]
I gave her my heart but she wanted my soul. ~Bob Dylan It is not possible to love deeply, to give the heart without also giving the soul or one of the souls. Love is a total immersion project. A bodacious spelunking into unmapped, underwater water caves without a guiding light and only the soul […]
Though I have love for inside myself. It’s just that I don’t know how to use love. Sometimes it scratches like barbs. ~Clarice Lispector Intellectually, I understand that I am loved. I must be loved. How else could anyone tolerate my many idiosyncrasies and still chose to interact with me? However, I do not feel […]
It breaks my heart when I meet a person and learn they are hiding parts of themselves so the can appear to fit in. ~Unknown One of the greatest gifts I received from my parents, besides unconditional love, was their coaching to ensure we each bloomed into our own flower be it red or yellow […]
War and peace start in the human heart and whether the heart is open or whether that heart closes has global implications. ~Pema Chodron An open heart is at peace with the world. A closed heart is at war with itself. Peace outside the self reflects internal peace. War with the self manifests as ware […]
One does not become enlightened by imagining figures of light, but by making the darkness conscious. ~Carl Jung When I picture darkness, I think of my internal life, the place from which thoughts rise like smoke, thoughts cloaked in shadow, perfumed with evil.