The politics of water

“There are these two young fish swimming along and they happen to meet an older fish swimming the other way, who nods at them and says "Morning, boys. How's the water?" And the two young fish swim on for a bit, and then eventually one of them looks over at the other and goes "What... Continue Reading →

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Open wide

“When we open ourselves wide to love, we open ourselves to every imaginable heartache as well as every conceivable joy… That has to be better than flatlining ourselves through fear… don’t you think?”

Be open to the human experience.

The Silent Eye

EKG-Green

To love and be loved… something that sits at the heart of every child. It is only as we grow that the accumulated disappointments, the rejections large and small, teach us to shield our hearts against being hurt again. We all get hurt as we grow… even the happiest childhood will carry the shadows of events, unnoticed and unintended perhaps, that have squeezed the little heart tightly. It may be no more than a ‘Not now’ from a busy parent engaged in something that is not safe for the child… with the best of intentions… but to the small person wanting to show that parent a caterpillar they found, it is a rejection. We all suffer them and learn, brick by brick, how to build a defensive barrier around our emotions.

We are taught that emotions have a time and place too. Some are socially acceptable. We can be calm…

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RonovanWrites Haiku Challenge 54 with prompt words - Free, Think Think my dear, you must The future is yours to grasp Free your mind to dream, Soar above the human plight Where fear doesn't taint, love must be. - FlorenceT   © 2015 Copyright reserved. The author asserts her moral and legal rights over this... Continue Reading →

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