Awakening fault

There’s a posture of heart That sees life as a series of events That happen to us And our response to those events Is somewhat inevitable, Somehow putting the responsibility on another. If you stumble on a stone The stone is at fault For being on your path, Or if I am angered by something […]

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Growth paradox

There is an uncomfortable space in learning When the ones who have something to teach Reach the limits of their influence and Have to reconcile with the reality That true learning is always voluntary. You cannot micromanage growth. It has to happen. Inherently. From within. Growth is a fruit born of the will of the […]

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On thinking small

Small mindedness is not objective.It is not a law like gravity that must be respected.It characteristically presents itself as the ‘Reasonable companion”To new ventures (or any venture for that matter). You could have all the resources thatOne could ever hope for And still think small.Its comfortable. Safe.Dependable even.But still small.And maybe not everything needs to […]

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Expectations

We don’t expect much from infants.We feel lucky for getting a smile out,A giggle is like a million bucks.Little humans have no heavy expectationsAnd we expect nothing from them.We tell them,‘’Simply exist.’’And so they do. With each passing dayThey grow olderAnd the expectations begin to mount.Before we know it, we have a rambunctious childOn our […]

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