How does one learn waiting when one has always lived from distraction to distraction? What are goals but distractions from a life that is endless waiting while drifting?
I was a high functioning workaholic. A frenzied mind does not have room for joy. It’s hard to answer Are you happy?
I’m enjoying the company of books & plants. For the first time these don’t feel like escape from the loneliness between men. It makes my past feel like vertigo.
We glorify anger. We present and consume revenge sagas, hate politics. We keep alive an emotional minefield.
I don’t know if you ever have days when you feel like you’re the only beating heart in the world.
Birthday month came and passed. The birthday was sweet. August is here and I am soon to be officially middle-aged.
I live a charmed life. I stumbled onto something I loved doing and that, coincidentally I was also good at. It happened late enough that I had had enough time to pick up an education and a world view so I wouldn’t grow up into a unidimensional adult. And it…
Serenity is not knowing what tomorrow will bring and still being able to look forward to it.