Tag Archives: openness

Not All That Obvious

I’m a very private person. I’m always honest, but only open to a certain extent, depending on the level of trust I have with the other person. Save via Open Book — INFJoe

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In Blackwater Woods

in blackwater woods   Look, the trees are turning their own bodies into pillars of light, are giving off the rich fragrance of cinnamon and fulfillment, the long tapers of cattails are bursting and floating away over the blue shoulders … Continue reading

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Where I Find Myself

… I have always wanted all this space/ this open pathless place … and now that I stand in it/ instinct tells me to contain  the openness by  trying to discern the paths which others tread/  attempting to set foot on each … Continue reading

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Momentous Change

Suddenly, the door is wide open. And I feel like I have a home again. A mother.  It is an unusual moment of positive change happening that feels so enormous that it takes time to be processed and ‘digested’. I … Continue reading

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Finding Words to Respond [Tell It Like It Is]

Trigger warning: mention of child abuse Today I give thanks for having been able to send an honest email to my mother, in reply to her trying to use my little niece’s start of school this summer to guilt-trip me into … Continue reading

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Creeping into God

Originally posted on Richer By Far:
“Our need of Him is but an echo of His need of us.” Abraham Heschel “I strain toward God; God strains toward me. I ache for God; God aches for me. Prayer is mutual…

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I think one of the reasons why I’m so interested in Alan Cumming is that he represents sides of me that I don’t usually express for the world to see, that only rarely make a more public appearance, and that … Continue reading

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