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    On May 6, 2014 Marisa HarNadh wrote:

    With enough time
    ... and become
    presumptuous
    that who what and how
    we are... 
    will remain
    just as we experience
    them...
    unwittingly
    inter acting with each other
     
    assuming
    that
     there will be
    time to retrieve
    an unkind word
    a cruel gesture
    or unloving touch.
     
    We begin... with so much
    optimism or pessimism
    for ourselves and others
    only to find out otherwise.
     
    We
    spend our energy
    on something
    thinking IT IS
    everything
    only to find
    out IT IS
    nothing.
     
    Experiencing time
    IT
    has shown us
    what we do right
    how and why we do wrong
    ... again and again.
     
    Do we listen
    to how we feel?
    When our
    throats tighten up
    tummies go in knots
    as our breath staggers
    in pseudo-hyperventilation
    and everyone around
    is dissatisfied.
     
    Can we stop ourselves
    from choosing fear
    and its offshoots?
    ... When our addictions
    to validation
    n victimization
    compels n initializes
    ALL we do.
     
    Can we
    stay still when
    predisposed to move
    Choose self knowledge
    over knowledge of others
    Lend a hand
    instead of
    taking a hand?
     
    Can we
    Give breath
    rather than
    Take breath
     
    just becoz
    .. You Feel deeply
    just bcoz
     
    Eventually
    We
    get tired
    of fear and its
    disappointments
    anger, resentments
    depression, worry
    and separation
    from each other
     
    at some point
    WE
    BE gin
    to risk vulnerability
    and
    attempt
    To Love
    even
    IF
    we know nothing
    about love
     
    Discovering
    that
    We are
    indeed
    Sacred
    and part
    of Everything
    We
    Resist and Accept.
     
    NOW
    Life
    Be gins....
     
     https://www.facebook.com/notes/marisa-harnadh/we-begin/10150594899341946

     


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