Pause for Thought

Seeking Calm

Writing comes most easily to me Either right after I've woken Or during the transition to sleep - When I'm most relaxed And my mind has yet To extend it's grasp. I prefer to write in a non-thinking state....

Welcoming An Old Friend

As much as I don't like it, Dissatisfaction is my friend. When it's with me, I know an internal or external shift Needs to be made. I look for areas in my life Where I feel unhappy, unsettled or ill at ea...

Stepping Back

With only a week & a half before the new year, I've given up on being productive. I've fought an uphill battle all month. Now... It's time to do What I should have before done - Step back. Trust thin...

The Beauty Of Indifference

There's a curious thing about my nature… I have things I want to do. Things I'd like to change. Still, overall… I'm relatively happy, Which is why I find it strange I'm indifferent to most things. Go out...

Pause Before “Send”

I think I'm one of the world's Worst multitaskers. Today while I was trying To talk on the phone And send a text to Mother, I made a tiny mistake. I sent my Christmas list (Instead of to Mother) To some...

Intentional Omissions

I consider myself a fundamentally honest person, Who only tells (with the best intentions) Little white lies. For example… When people ask how I'm doing, I almost always say, "Great!" Or… What have you b...

A Purposeful Stop

After the busyness surrounding Thanksgiving, I've spent the past two days In relative quiet. Decompressing, disconnecting… From the frantic nature of life. It's in this quiet That I feel most at home, Mo...

Thanks Giving

Today is Thanksgiving. A day we're supposed to Slow down. To be thankful. Lost in the trappings of a day It's easy to forgot that Gratitude is a state - Not an action. It's something we are, Not someth...

Old Debris

I woke this morning at 4:30am To a dream of loss, heartbreak & betrayal - A storyline I lived for years. This particular one buried In the inner most recesses of my heart & mind. Long thought lost....

Emotional Freedom

What we try to reject, suppress or deny Only grows. In our attempt to be free From the things that pain us We only enslave ourselves more. Emotions are like water - Meant to flow freely. Any time we bloc...