(don’t settle for illusions)

“Love is what we were born with. Fear is what we learned here.” – Marianne Wilson
egrets,  I’ve had a few…
This is for the those of us who do not enjoy today.  Love is by far, the greatest thing.  All things comes with a flip side.  The flip side of love is not hate; It is loss and hurt and fear.  Its disconnection and a feeling of falling into a void without a net.  Gut-wrenching, heart-scarring, soul-sucking, insomnia-dulled, angst-fueled, existential ache.  If you’ve been through this, (and who hasn’t?), its not easily forgotten, if even subconsciously.  You probably put up defensive barriers, maybe even walls of barb-wire.  We all do it.

What is this empty void of hurt we feel we fall into?  Its just fear.  Fears you were born with, fears you learned, fears that are built into our species.  But you are still you, you are still there, not in a void.  One of the best things you can do is have compassion for yourself. Some of these fears are the cause of…

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