I sometimes marvel at how far I’ve come – blissful, even, in the knowledge that I am slowly becoming a well-evolved human being – only to have the illusion shattered by an episode of bad behaviour that contradicts the new and reinforces the old. At these junctures of self-reflection, I ask the question: “are all my years of hard work unraveling before my eyes, or am I just having an episode?
The question isn’t whether the world is perfect.
The real question to consider is: If it were, would you still be in it?
A journey is a gesture inscribed in space, it vanishes even as it’s made. You go from one place to another place, and on to somewhere else again, and already behind you there is no trace that you were ever there.
Self education is the key to self liberation.
As you go through your journey of self-healing and self-discovery, it may seem like a long stretch of darkness to get through, but just like a tunnel, know that there is light and freedom at the end of it.
There are no ordinary people. The blur or everyday reality has created a world in which most of us have forgotten our unique and sacred existence…it is [our] true self, once discovered, that enables us to understand more clearly the nature of our world, and our own existence.
Every morning, look in the mirror and affirm positive words into your life.
She was a gypsy, as soon as you unravelled the many layers to her wild spirit she was on her next quest to discover her magic. She was relentless like that, the woman didn’t need no body but an open road, a pen and a couple of sunsets.
I am proud that I defy your categories. I am proud that I don’t fit easily into any box. I am proud of all the things I am and all the things i can be. Question yourself every time you think you only see one thing in me.
Maybe I didn’t march to the same drummer as most people, but I could do things on my own and do them well. That was what I’d learned, little by little, in the year I turned sixteen. I was complete by myself.