What Will See

When we take someone under our protection, whatever that may mean to us as individuals, what is the price we pay for our sacrifice to them? Do we even see it as a sacrifice? We make a choice for them, unaware of what the costs will be in the end, or how much we lose,Continue reading “What Will See”

Guardian of the Forest

The Guardian of the Forest is the spirit of the oldest tree. The wisest spirit who remembers when there was nothing but a barren plain that she watched over as she grew and her children scattered about her, finally crowding in and creating the canopy that bows in the wind and rejoices in the sun.Continue reading “Guardian of the Forest”

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”