“I know there are times when you will lay your head to rest and have a moment of brilliance that grows into a perfect order of words, but you will fall asleep instead of painting it down on paper. When you wake up, you will have forgotten the idea completely and miss it like a front tooth. But at least you know how to recognize moments of brilliance, because even at your worst, you are...
I want to keep walking away from the person I was a moment ago, because a mind...– Donald Miller
[man in huge monster truck (a slight exaggeration) passes craig and i as we sit on a downtown bench at 10pm] me: that is a monster truck. he is probably trying to compensate for something. craig: you mean like being impotent? yeah. probably. me: well i wasn’t going to put it that way, but yes. [same man in huge monster truck (again, only a slight exaggeration) passes us again going the...
"to love is to be vulnerable." - cs lewis
me: i wish to God i knew how to stay distanced from people.
eric: why would you want to do that?
me: because maybe then i wouldn't get hurt as much.
eric: but you wouldn't be able to love. you need to love. the world would be a lesser place without your heart.
it was a sunday. i got the call that he had made it home and held my breath for three hours, trying to avoid exhaling a sigh that was confused between relief and disbelief. knowing what is coming doesn’t always prepare you for the crash. so now i try not to worry so much about the future, but instead, i started to wonder if who i am is who i always planned to be. so i began to run with...
Anonymous asked: How do you just forget?
This is where I’ve been spending most of my time lately.