Try to love yourself first! The mere attempt is a sign of courage. Be in tune with your connection to the divine and your emotional nature; then share it with others, not only today but everyday. Assert the confidence in your beauty, character, and potential for success! You only need you when it comes to love in the beginning, once this state is found then someone will drift into your soul ever so comfortably.
For some however, it may be an immediate need. Unfortunately, there is an inner-struggle that sometimes cannot be talked out of an individual, in a number of cases. Whatever it is must be faced head on by only the creator, through perseverance and a strength that cannot be explained.. only done. But to be consumed with the thought of “finding the one” is so narrow! There are experiences that could make your body and mind awe-filled, out of the blue. There is something precious about letting “love” twirl gracefully, out of space and time and far away from human touch or understanding, to then letting “it” simply fall into your hands. Rather than reaching out with your fingertips spread wide, grasping awkwardly into something dissoluble. The surprise of an immediate insight into something special without the intention can be one of the most wonderful occurrences, if not the final curtain. Patience can let “romance” breathe, and the aroma may be what some individuals need to find a certain happiness.
Always look forward to life darling.. the lightness, and the inevitable fade into darkness–appreciate and accept the mystery of it all. You may be as cynical and pessimistic as you wish but you ought to keep rose-colored glasses in your back pocket.. just in case.
LR XOX // (L)ove and (R)omance
Do not give in to distractions. Understand the reality of your own life.. live within your own reason, rather than been submerged in faded images and pale perceptions of others with no moral intention. Do not be persuaded, know yourself as real, necessary, and unique. Find the unchanging aspect of your soul and live, breathe, and think through only that.
Accomplish things that constantly remind you that you are alive. More importantly, that are necessary for you to grow. Some may not always be what you had in mind, or the initial part of the grand plan, but these are the ‘somethings’ that build that backbone that are crucial to be able to handle the problems in the future.
Life is short, so it is important to a have a challenge in sight, a ‘motivational struggle’ lurking shadow, and part of yourself at stake.. to make it worth it.
Be patient with whatever happens, and know it is all working for you. In the biggest events and in the smallest instances, which you will never understand. All you can do sometimes is be grateful and accept the seemingly irrelevant actions or choices. There is reason to your being. An ulterior purpose. Appreciate everything that happens to you, good or bad. Who you are needs not only height, but depth to be whole. It is perfectly normal to be afraid of this. It is necessary to discipline yourself, to succeed in the visible, moving, outside world. But the harder part is to balance that exact drive for the invisible, uncertain things. The commitment to both secure things, and the things worth questioning will eventually bring a calmness in the most stressful of times.
To experience moments of uncertainty and feel the fright that comes with it, no matter how dark they seem to be, develops the skill to acknowledge moments of light in the smallest things. And these are the worthy of sight.
Question everything, take risks.
Be alright with the fact that you WILL make mistakes, then learn to accept them. To see it coming so you can deal with it correctly, deal with it in the time you need, then move on with a smile.
It will be a process throughout your entire life but even the attempt is worth it, it will be seen by others. The strength inside and courage to share it will influence others to follow. Be a leader.
If you let your mind drift, what drifts back is something that is always turned back to, or rather, something needed to be turned to.
No matter the state, eyes open or closed.
Something that is always there for you.
Unfortunately this “something” cannot be intentionally found.
It is brought to you, revealed, opened, set free.
The moments when you are completely and utterly in the present, where neither the past nor future matter. To be somehow struck by silence and roar in one moment. Attempting to slow your breathing with every bone in your body, hoping to somehow keep the moment permanent in memory. Where time is insignificant; something wished to be forgotten, even lost for a few seconds because of the freedom that lies behind it is so close to perfection. Which of course is the greatest desire of humankind (whether we like it or not).