Sometimes I wish I could go to sleep for the winter…dig down deep into the earth and wake up to new warmth and light.
so I go on discarding… these reminders, taking back the space… I need to reclaim,
making room again… for what’s to come.
It’s become a lesson for me in impermanence: How something can exist one moment or for years and be gone in an instant.
Reading their words, looking at the pictures they drew, put faces and names to the students I helped.
I feel more connected to the night now, less alone in it. I feel like I even see it through different eyes.
Deep down all I truly want is to live in peace, and with love. But I know now sometimes you have to fight to do that.
He seemed a lion born in a time of peace, meant to enjoy his time in the sun.