let your light shine

our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. it is our light, not our darkness, that frightens us most. we ask ourselves, ‘who am I to be brilliant, gorgeous, talented, and famous?’ actually, who are you not to be? your playing small does not […]

happy earth day

by request of carl sagan, NASA commanded the voyager 1 spacecraft, having completed its primary mission and now leaving the solar system, to turn its camera around and take this photograph of earth — the pale blue dot, against the vastness of space. From this distant vantage point, the Earth might not seem of particular […]

only this

we need, in love, to practice only this: letting each other go. for holding on comes easily; we do not need to learn it. (rainer maria rilke)

the twenty-third of january

between the sacred and profane nobody hears me chant your name another year has gone again and i will never be the same i keep you close under my breath. it was one of those days that never really ends; there were no goodbyes.  i remember the fog and the ice and the road leading […]

the most beautiful lie

distance, timing, breakdown, fighting silence, the train runs off its tracks kiss me, try to fix it could you just try to listen? hang up, give up,  for the life of us we can’t get back. and try as i might, i just can’t get back.  there’s nothing left to say or do — it’s […]

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