To Be Human…
To be human is to look far enough inside of you that I see myself. ~Mark Nepo
I realize I have always had a thing for the underdog. Maybe it is because I could see all my brokenness, uniqueness, pain, inquiry, confusion, hurt, and sadness within another. In a way I guess it helped me feel more human. Like I was not alone. What an interesting reminder … or rather, what an interesting, perfect place for me to find that reminder ~ in another.
Over the years I’ve often heard others make seemingly snide remarks or complaints regarding some of these individuals (underdogs) that I was able to connect with and understand. They would question how and/or why I ‘put up with’ or ‘tolerated’ their behavior and personality. I remember when I was a little girl I had a crush on a boy. I must have been about in the 5th grade. You could have considered him a nerd, one that stood outside of the “cool group”. He was fairly quiet and wore those thick black-rimmed glasses. All my friends would question what I liked about him or why I was hanging out with him ~I guess you could have considered me in the popular group and we all know how that goes (insert frowny wrinkly face) ~ So the only answer that came to me with ease was, ‘because I like him’. It was that simple I could feel his spirit, I could see his deep inquisitive self. There was so much more to him than what was being seen or heard on the surface.
I will continue to practice my deep listening so I may hear and feel your authentic intention. I look forward to more connection …
Big love. ♥
Two Kinds of People
Lately I’ve been hearing and reading about the different labels we like to toss out there about each other. Regardless of topic; political, spiritual, corporate, relationship, etc. It seems people are very easily put into categories or given labels… as if there’s limited types of people in the world.
I’ll take Not Cool
I’ve realized I’m not nearly as interested in being cool or accepted as I am about being real. I’ve also realized that even in my kindest way of being real it’s not always accepted. All I can say is I’m a *Pisces… and Pisces don’t care about being popular.
I’ve Been Dark for a While
Although it seems I’d gone dark for a while, it was only due to the embracing of my inner light. ‘As within, so without’. I’ve been quietly observing, watching the universe deliver what is meant for me… I’ve been allowing… allowing all of it… the roads filled with potholes and detours to the smooth straight stretches…