can you sit with the discomfort?

It’s taken me a long time to learn how to really look at myself, and accept myself for all that I am. Mostly this is because of my parents. I’ve been alive for twenty years. I’ve been asking questions about the world ever since I was a child. My parents could answer most of them but there were difficult questions which made them stumble. I asked why I felt a certain way about a boy, about a girl, all at once. I asked why...

like all explorers

we are drawn to discover

what's out there

without knowing yet

if we have the courage to face it.

Pema Chödrön

you cant connect the dots

You can't connect the dots looking forward you can only connect them looking backwards. So you have to trust that the dots will somehow connect in your future. You have to trust in something: your gut, destiny, life, karma, whatever. Because believing that the dots will connect down the road will give you the confidence to follow your heart, even when it leads you off the well worn path. 

 

Steve Jobs

ordinary life does not interest me. 

I seek only the high moments. 

I am in accord with the surrealists, searching for the marvelous. 

I want to be a writer who reminds others that these moments exist; 

I want to prove that there is infinite space, infinite meaning, infinite dimension.  

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