Learn to hold your fear...A thousand speared warriors are marching toward you;Do not run,Do not hide,Do not fight,Just sit on the side of the road and let them pass. If uncertainty breeds anxiety,And if nothing in life is certain,Then why not just surrender your illusion of control?A man scrambles on a beachTo keep the bad … Continue reading A Cure for Anxiety
Her voice Was like an ancient, Wise, And sad, Musical instrument. God only knows how long she’d traveled for, And where she’d been. Tears falling in the dark, Unheard and unnoticed. I know nothing about her, Yet her voice still speaks to me, And tells me things she cannot say. I hear her pain, But … Continue reading Her Voice
My feet are bloodied and bruised From all my earthly travels. Thorns of rejection and jagged rocks of disapproval Are strewn and scattered everywhere. For all my life I've tried, Without success, To pave the earth with leather. But now I walk in peace, Without any fear, For I've put on the shoes of self-acceptance.
Illustration by my friend Justin Kleinsteuber You have reached the Oasis. Everything that is to come is already near. I am Abu Nour, a life traveler like yourself.I was lost in the desert and wandered for what seemed like an eternity.And like you, I refused to believe that anything in this world, not even an … Continue reading The Oasis
Don't shoot yourself Hemingway... Everyday... We're moving away... This is no place to stay. Memories fading in the wind, Like autumn leaves. Loss after loss, It's a losing game. Life breaks everyone, you said And then we grow stronger In all the broken places. So many faces That time erases. Yet this can't be for … Continue reading Don’t shoot yourself Hemingway