A DAILY DOSE OF DEATH

We seem to be surrounded by death right now.

 

Death of people.

Death of social systems.

Death of environments.

 

Truly, the death of stories in so many ways.

 

Yet as we all know, death is an intimate and essential part of life on Earth.

 

Change is another word for death.

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THE EONS OF TIME

Here I sit, located in time.

Fingertips brushing the stone beneath me as I contemplate the mountain of which they are a part. Of which I am a part.

 

The stones beneath me hold within their bodies the memory of Earth.

Of her passing cycles and her transformations.

Of her creations and her destructions.

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FORGIVENESS AS FREEDOM

Forgiveness comes in the moments that really matter

Like those of life or death

It comes when we are asked to be bigger, wider, expansive

More than we have ever been before

 

Forgiveness opens doors

Doors that we have tried to close and lock

 

Forgiveness breathes us

Into places we have tried to forget

 

Forgiveness is a mirror

Into the parts of our soul that we have rejected

 

We forgive to create freedom

We forgive to liberate

We forgive to love

 

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