for the first time
i'm slowing down to the speed of silence and staying long enough to watch it reveal itself
somehow, it was the distance between us that brought me nearer to the source
sometimes the creation story isn't collision
sometimes it begins simply with something discovering its own gravity and eventually, in the indeterminate darkness, another pulses
"There are places you haven't been where you already belong. You are both in that place, and you're not. You're both the seed, and the oak tree. You're both the bud, and the rose in full bloom."
"it is only heavy because you are deciding over and over again to carry it. embrace change, loosen up your sense of identity, let yourself walk a new path. you do not have to ignore or erase the past, you just have to wholeheartedly embrace the present and move on."