To keep yourself from lingering, to keep yourself available to greater love, you must give into loss. Give into the prospect that life is moving you along.
Her broken heart hasn’t made her numb, it’s made her careful. She still feels love, she just needs time to express it.
Prayer changes everything. Seriously!
You are diminishing. Big dreams that once waxed in the power of your bright spirit begin to wane in the wake of your muted tone
I know that you think that I’m this tough girl, capable of not feeling, but I’m not.
I want your consistency more than anything because consistency means I like you enough to keep trying, I’m invested in you and I want you to trust me.
Hurt, shame, betrayal, rejection… these are just few of the things that might come to us when we open ourselves entirely to others. But love, happiness, solitude, contentment, are also few of the things we can receive.
You believe that people matter because they matter, not because they have something to offer you.
Remind me how I love getting lost in you. Remind me that you are an adventure worth taking and never forgetting.
If it comes for you with
with sharpened teeth,
with tongue reaching-
it is coming to devour.
Do not make it into something