The Art of Patience — Words on Love from My Younger Self

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I wrote the poem below some time ago (when I was a bit younger) and came upon it recently. I always believed I’d cross paths with a soulmate that I would adventure with throughout my adult life. As I’ve grown, I’ve concluded that we can have multiple soul loves during our lives, and this too is a beautiful thing. Sometimes we evolve and grow in new ways, which leads to new relationships or helps us deepen our existing ones. It’s funny what life does to us dreamers. It can make us doubt that our sweetest imaginations can possibly come true. But then, if we…

Everything under heaven is a sacred vessel and cannot be controlled. Trying to control leads to ruin. Trying to grasp, we lose. Allow your life to unfold naturally.

Lao Tzu
Change Your Thoughts, Change Your Life

Let Everything Unfold Naturally

WATCH: Mary Oliver Reads “Wild Geese”

Enjoy a beautiful poem by a truly amazing and beautiful woman: You do not have to be good. You do not have to walk on your knees For a hundred miles through the desert, repenting. You only have to let the soft animal of your body love what it loves. Tell me about your despair, yours, and I will tell you mine. Meanwhile the world goes on. Meanwhile the sun and the clear pebbles of the rain are moving across the landscapes, over the prairies and the deep trees, the mountains and the rivers. Meanwhile the wild geese, high in…