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I hold my face in my two hands.

No, I am not crying.

I hold my face in my two hands,

in order to keep my loneliness warm.

Two hands to nourish

Two hands to protect.

Two hands to prevent my soul

from leaving me in anger.

– TNH

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My joy is like spring, so warm
it makes flowers bloom all over the Earth.
My pain is like a river of tears,
so vast it fills the four oceans.

Please call me by my true names,
so I can hear all my cries and laughter at once,
so I can see that my joy and pain are one.

– from ‘Please call me by my true names’ by Thich Nhat Hanh

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Start the day with Love.
Spend the day with Love.

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It is challenging turning towards my fears, bad feeling and discomfort and not trying to avoid them. I just wonder how important it is to embrace those feelings, wanting to know more about them.

I want to acknowledge these unpleasant feelings and inquiring into them, so I can open the door to deeper understanding, compassion and peace within myself. When I open myself to the painful reality of the moment, I actually suffer less. I’m not stuck in avoidance any more, I’m accepting the present moment…

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Looking for interpretations for those words and imagining the answers I’ve not been given I found this quote by Rumi:

‘Your task is not to seek for love, but merely to seek and find all the barriers within yourself that you have built against it’

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compassionAlways I hope
someone else has the answer,
some other place will be better,
some other time it will all turn out.

This is it.
No one else has the answer,
no other place will be better,
and it has already turned out.

At the center of my being
I have the answer:
I know who I am
and I know what I want.

There is no need
to run outside
for better seeing,
nor to peer from a window.

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Today I don’t look back, I don’t dream about the future. I enjoy every moment of my being ‘here and now’ and accept whatever it brings. Today I am at home.

I am the water

I am the water

I am the water
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