Self-care is like flogging a dead horse

Self-care is like flogging a dead horse Not that I like flogging horses, dead or alive. I am more for leading them, gently, for directing them without the use of force. I am more for letting them feel and sense where I want them to go. When it comes to self-care, you might think I am selfish. I tend to work hard. And my body will ask me to slow down and rest when I…

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Softening

Softening Things soften When I feel your wounding My ego can step aside Knowing you can only hear what I say Not see into my heart Those are the moments I begin listening Accepting that my words failed me

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Calling in meaning

Calling in meaning When you look at what I write You might be taken in by the beauty and clarity by the lightness and ease I express my thoughts and feelings with When you get to know me seen me You might think that I am not what I say I am You might think it’s done to impress To sound and look good When all I am doing is processing Focusing my thoughts Seeking…

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