Stuck

7/10/19

Don’t get stuck in the rut of seeing the forest from (the perspective of) the trees. If you get close enough to any tree you will see blemishes, imperfections, and problems. Stand back and see the trees from (the perspective of) the forest and watch your worries decrease and your joy grow. When you see beauty as a whole or in its entirety, you begin to appreciate your frame of reference at face value, you begin to understand the purpose of a larger ecosystem that is simple and beautiful.

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Category: Poetry, Suffering

I look outside my window

And wonder why others’

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