I read this again and there is something about this piece that makes me hold my breath. So much feeling in it. The message is so relevant and timeless. And beautiful.
Goodbyes have always been precious teachers to me. Reading this, I longed to experience one again. It doesn’t seem like there’s any coming.
But how would I know, even if there was?
I love the seed metaphor, Rebecca. And I am also glad to hear that mindfulness works for you! If you want to dig further, I also wrote a more in-depth mindfulness meditation tutorial, which touches upon the Buddhist roots of the practice, too. You can find it here…
Hi, I am glad you enjoyed the post. :) I find Rumi’s poems very insightful as well. As for “recommended” poetry reading, I feel I am not a great person to ask… especially because when I read poetry, it’s usually in Polish.
But there is actually one great Polish poet who won the Nobel prize and a lot of her poems are…
Yes! This is what I am discovering with the experiment I am now doing, 30 days of daily writing on Medium. I have a “default structure” for my posts that I never noticed until a few days ago!
And so many things that you are saying here reflect in this experiment. I think that consistently publishing a lot & frequently for a…
Thanks for this, Kris. That was a very important read to me.
I still keep jumping between moving away and coming back “home.” And honestly, I am still confused about where my true boundaries are. Still a bit of work to do to first establish them for myself – and then act them out accordingly in the physical reality.