And I asked myself about the present: how wide it was, how deep it was, how much was mine to keep.
I am the pool of gold when sunset burns and dies — you are my deepening skies; give me your stars to hold
The number one goal should be to try to become a better person, partner, parent, friend, colleague etc. — in other words to grow as an individual.
Do not try to save
the whole world
or do anything grandiose.
in the dense forest
of your life
and wait there
until the song
that is your life
falls into your own cupped hands
and you recognize and greet it.
Only then will you know
how to give yourself
to this world
so worth of rescue.
If the world were merely seductive, that would be easy. If it were merely challenging, that would be no problem. But I arise in the morning torn between a desire to improve the world and a desire to enjoy the world. This makes it hard to plan the day.