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Confrontation


Sometimes we go into hiding, pulling our heads under the blanket when dark night creatures seem so close, we lie low and wait...  And yet in the waiting and being with our fears something new ascends out of that place,  for we have visited ourselves and discovered a beautiful thing ~ we have held strong.
Fear did not bring us to the floor, we stood our ground in the dark,
slowly lifting the cover, confronting fear eye to eye.

"Keep walking, though there's no place to get to.
Don't try to see through the distances, that's not for human beings. 
Move within, but don't move the way fear makes you move."

~ Rumi

Comments

I love this Sue! So authentic! "...in the waiting and being with our fears something new ascends..." I was dealing with strong emotions this past weekend as well... Just being with it all, riding the waves... Sometimes that's all we can do. Am glad you emerged safely :) Heart Hugs...
Stephanie said…
Both your words and Rumi's ring so true...your wise words along with your gorgeous images are an inspiration.

hope you have walked to that safe place.
x...x
Cat said…
oh Sue
I love you
this is gorgeous
thank you thank you thank you
these words feed my soul today...
(as she takes out her journal to copy the down)


love and light
Introverted Art said…
oh Sue...sometimes we do have to stop, just stop and be.
MJ said…
Just beautiful. We share the same dark spaces this week...I LOVE the Rumi quote
much love to you Sue
xo
rebecca said…
my darling one,
please know my heart envelopes you as i place myself beside you to weather the storm.
i believe in you and in your wise words....to cherish all our parts, the bright and the dark, the whole and the broken, the fragile and the strong is to know love, to have compassion, to live fully.
xoxoxox

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