Maturing

You try to de-escalate a tense situation You let yourself be more vulnerable, while acknowledging your true confidence and strength inside You felt horrible when someone started off with negativity, now you just let it be and see where things go You let someone finish talking without feeling the need to save the situation  

The hazy blue world in Europe

She was a blonde high-school classmate who wanted to become a missionary one day. On the bus ride home, she told me about a time when someone she knew got into a car accident and almost became decapitated, or was decapitated. I eventually learned what that meant. Those days were cold and grey from whatContinue reading “The hazy blue world in Europe”

Lucky from the top

How lucky am I to see the world from this vantage point right now? Birds chasing boats, boats probably chasing fish… Three pigeon friends walking in line and circle dancing once in a while The precise rise and dives of the birds Majestic man made towers Probably fresh scent of pizza, simmering with buzzing downtown lights acrossContinue reading “Lucky from the top”