I have gone on best and truest when I look around, and I see that beside me, walk all men, all women, all beings. Stretching out into infinity. Lined up into eternity. All wandering through the same desert, the same midnight, under the same stars. Unravelling a broken thread of steps, each one finding their own road home. Stumbling, falling, rising, weeping, grieving, loving.
…logical.And that’s okay. We’re constantly changing and shedding layers upon layers of stacked skin. Allow yourself to collapse and rebirth a thousand times if you need to. You’re under no obligation to be the person you were a week ago. Keep moving. Forward is forward, regardless of the pace.
So it goes. That too could be another dilemma if I turned it into one: how do I write stuff that always pleases everyone? O dear reader, how can I be relatable? Why don’t they get me? But I don’t give two curses of a damn. I am too busy choosing the new. If life has taught me anything, it’s that dilemmas are in us, not out there. When we see dilemmas, then we are not seeing old and new. And when we are not seeing old and new, r…
…oid this kind of person. You never had that kind of partner, and you burn with jealousy. And so on. So learning to let go of your preconceptions is learning to let go of yourself in this pure and true way. You must forgive the hurt in you, you must bless the hurt in you, if you want to truly see yourself.
However, if you want a little more out of life — sorry to say, but you have to know how to alter yourself to get the best out of people, your environment, and your situations. This doesn’t mean you have to be fake, but don’t reveal too much too quickly. Take your time and decide what part of yourself and how much of it you’re willing to give in every given moment.