This is for all my idealists out there.
As a seeker, or perhaps just a human, you probably fall into the same trap that I do: I hold my ideals above my reality.
Now hold on, before everybody gets crazy
I found a quote this morning by Nelson Mandela. It read, “May your choices reflect your hopes, not your fears.”
I wandered around the house after that, a little shocked, a little stupefied, and a little
I’ve thought about the stars
light years away
looking down at me, us, and
our worried minds, our
concerns of who and what
and how other people see
us and the stars, billions
of years old, who watch
Why do we assume everyone else is impenetrable and that we are the only vulnerable ones? How is it that our outside perception of the world around us is a misnomer, and that we actually only perceive that