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Friday, September 11, 2020

… or “stop straddlin’ the fence,” as grandpa used to say.

Timing is a funny thing, you know?

In an instant ~

you "can see clearly now the rain is gone …"

No matter the road that brought us there,

despondency, depression, lethargy, loneliness, sadness …

however you’d name the melancholy I’m talking about

when steeped in too long …

they’re just different shades of paralysis.

Can you relate to what I'm saying?

Is there something you want, but don’t?

Desire but somehow feel you don’t deserve?

Using your lips, but never your feet?

Taking steps forward, only to keep falling back?


and how much worse is the feeling

when the answer leaves you reeling

but your view never changes from the ceiling?


it’ll steal your light and leave you wandering in the dark.

Plato said, “he who love touches walks not in darkness.”

does that mean I’m not in love with myself?

At THIS moment, I'd say no .... probably not.

Because only we can turn off the melancholy.

As spiritual beings, there's no escape from light / shadow duality of life.

Yet PSALMS 139:12 tell us:

"Even the darkness is not dark to you; the night is
bright as the day, for darkness is as light with you."


And when we find it deepest within ourselves,
connected to the source of everything
we can do great things ….

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