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No More Waiting

No More Waiting
This is it. This is my life. (more…)

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I abandon all that I think I am,
All that I hope to be, (more…)

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Honor


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rain
My first steps
I stood there teetering, so proud,
ecstatic as a baby bird learning it could fly.
When I looked back,
my smile about to
break my face,
I couldn’t find you.
Mommy, where were you?

My first day of school
boarded onto that noisy, clackety bus
going to a strange place
kids crowding, adults peering,
the whole world new to me.
Mommy, where were you?

 
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As I forgive myself,

I become younger

and younger,

it is the little girl

inside

who is being

healed.

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One day you finally knew
what you had to do, and began,
though the voices around you
kept shouting
their bad advice –
though the whole house
began to tremble
and you felt the old tug
at your ankles.
“Mend my life!”
each voice cried.
But you didn’t stop.

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Be patient

Be patient toward all that is unsolved in your heart
and to try to love the questions themselves
like locked rooms and like books that are written in a very foreign tongue.

Rilke (more…)

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