The Friend Is You

addiction love god

Imagine hanging out with someone all day who berates you. They make final judgements about your character. They criticize anything you do imperfectly.
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I Have Enough

poem

I have enough food in my kitchen. I have enough water to drink. I have enough clothes to wear. I have enough things in my house.
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Let It Flow

poem

I was just in the gym and as I lifted a weight I thought of the energy flowing out of me to lift it.
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Waiting for a Comet

Comets are constantly falling. We don’t know when. But if we’re open, our eyes are open, The comment will appear.
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A Battle of Wit

Swords drawn, Draw blood, Blood in the water Recover, Respond, Respect Cross the line, Cut too deep, Feel the heat
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Others May Know More

A child knows nothing about itself. Its body is a mystery, its ideas, its dreams, its feelings. The child relies on caregivers to teach her everything.
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Persisting the Human Experience

Experiences compress into memories. Memories compress into feelings. Feelings compress into instincts. Instincts compress into the unconscious. The unconscious compresses into the collective human unconscious.
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Joshua Tree Trip

We took a trip down to Joshua Tree this weekend for a cousin’s wedding. For the first time, I could appreciate the gifts of a desert climate.
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Jet Fuel

We build an engine for it. It propels us to new heights. It explodes. It destroys everything around it. It takes us to heavenly places.
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5 Tricks for Taking Great Photos

I’ve owned a full frame camera for over 5 years. I’ve acquired 3 lenses and snapped many thousands of photos. And yet, last week I discovered these five tricks and was shocked by my ignorance of them.
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It’s a Gift for Me to Be Angry

When I’m angry I stop needing everyone to like me. I don’t care if they approve of what I do. My face doesn’t hurt from smiling all the time.
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Netflix Does Not Have My Best Interest

I watch Netflix because I’m too tired to do anything else. The kids are finally sleeping and I’m spent. It’s meant to be a quick escape from life before I do what I really need to do which is sleep.
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Embedded Divinity

What if we didn’t think of God as infinite. What if God poured itself into this particular universe. What if He’s completely bound to this one cosmos.
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Adults Don't Share

All the time at the playground I hear, “good sharing!” and “no no Jackson, you need to share”. We parents think it is some critical skill that children need to learn.
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