Holeheartedly

We want to make ourselves happy by filling the sadness that lurks deep in our hearts. An emptiness that nothing can ever fill. If we keep trying to fill this space, we can never have peace and we will never be happy. We cannot fill the internal with the external. When we finally accept thisContinue reading “Holeheartedly”

Yurtu

The Aborigines have a story about the Yurtu, little souls that travel on raindrops to find human mothers. We spend so much energy as children trying to make parents happy, as parents we struggle to make the best of what we can for our children, but in the end, everyone is failing to understand theContinue reading “Yurtu”

Bear the Things You Lost Along the Way

Partnered to our childhood, our adult life is never free of its influence. We can convince ourselves otherwise -but it is something that we cannot escape from. The weight of years that pass makes no difference. These our most formative years never leave our side, our little selves really hold control, and it is best toContinue reading “Bear the Things You Lost Along the Way”

Yurei

The souls of those that died violent deaths or were controlled by powerful emotions right before death do not go join the ancestors, but remain in the physical realm to play out their tragedy over and over. Sometimes if they receive a proper burial they can move on, sometimes they can never. Here we haveContinue reading “Yurei”

Bessy: The Beast of Self-Righteousness

Such a smile, such pretty teeth, you get bitten by this beast; you will know your own perfection! You will know all the answers, you will know what is true, and there is nothing, not a thing, which is truer than you! I admit, such a beast has bitten me, humility is a hard wonContinue reading “Bessy: The Beast of Self-Righteousness”