time for reverence

why else

are we here if not

to live with unreasonable

passion for things

~butterflies rising

can I be a little more gentle here?

inquiry for today~ where in the deep blue sky can you pause today?

when we see each other

I was thinking how amazing it was that the world contained so many lives. Out in these streets people were embroiled in a thousand different matters, money problems, love problems, school problems. People were falling in love, getting married, going to drug rehab, learning how to ice-skate, getting bifocals, studying for exams, trying on clothes, getting their hair cut and being born. And in some houses people were getting old and sick and were dying, leaving others to grieve. It was happening all the time, unnoticed, and it was the thing that really mattered.

~Jeffrey Eugenides

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