I am not where or who I was in the beginning of the year, the middle, and now. I am better. I left New York because I was unhappy. Not unhappy from my job, or friends, or the city, but more so unhappy with myself. It took time to realize the root of my sadness, but once it showed itself in my gray-scale world, I made a decision. I made the decision to leave to […]
You know what’s wrong with you, Miss Who-ever-you-are? You’re a chicken, you’ve got no guts. You’re afraid to stick out your chin and say, “Okay, life’s a fact, people do fall in love, people do belong to each other, because that’s the only chance anybody’s got for real happiness.” You call yourself a free spirit, a “wild thing,” and you’re terrified somebody’s gonna stick you in a cage. Well baby, you’re already in that cage. […]
I find myself thinking about the past, which fills my head with both resentment and nostalgia. To rid of these thoughts, I think about the future. I’ve realized I fail to fully live in what’s most important, which is right now. So, here’s to counting the number of leaves on that tree, feeling the sore blisters on my feet, and absorbing everything that has to do with right now.
…the Now, the most precious thing there is. Why is it the most precious thing? Firstly, because it is the only thing. It’s all there is. The eternal present is the space within which your whole life unfolds, the one factor that remains constant. Life is now. There was never a time when your life was not now, nor will there ever be. Secondly, the Now is the only point that can take you beyond the limited confines […]