Contemplations

A space for free and/or focused thought.

July 8, 2024

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Space Between Moments

Learning to take space between moments of doing.

Who can wait quietly while the mud settles?
Who can remain still until the moment of action?

We often shift from one activity directly to the next. When we do this, we miss out on the available moment of contemplation, introspection, and stillness.

I was on a walk with my partner, Kenna, and our child Indigo. We were planning our life, discussing logistics and variables . Surveying the options, and next steps of our life. Where we are going to live, if X happens with X client, then we do Y, if not, then we do Z… — You know the drill.

We parted ways, she continuing her walk, and I heading back to the house to get some work done before a meeting.

Immediately upon turning towards home, I felt the urge to grab my phone and headphones, to do something, learn something, consume something. But I took a moment and thought to myself — "hold on, what if I just take a moment to simply find stillness?"

My mind immediately began to race, yet again. Thinking about how this concept of space between moments is such a powerful one, and that I should pull out my phone to write it down, such as I am doing right now.

Even in the moment of realization of the importance of stillness, ironically, my mind finds every possible reason to do, learn, and consume.

I disciplined myself in that moment, to be able to walk a few more blocks before pulling out my phone. To simply breathe and allow things to move about, without interference. I then analyzed this thought of stillness in space, I allowed myself to experience it for a few moments, and that space allowed me clarity of what I was going to write, this very text that you are reading now.

In between moments, I challenge you to find THE moment. The one of stillness.

^ This is where the magic is and always will remain. It is only found in (uninterrupted) spaces of stillness.

Do your best to find a sort of 'emptiness'. For just a moment, allow yourself to care less, and relax more. This open and empty space allows for open and potent thoughts to come through — you. This is how you become the higher version of yourself. By more regularly being a channel for those clear and conscious thoughts to come through you and realize themselves into the world.

🖖 May all the doors be open to your wisdom and talents and may they bring in mass abundance.

July 5, 2024

So Familiar

As you learn your own philosophies.

You won't write none, but many books.


As you discover your own mind.

You don't intervene, no, you just look.


As you embrace your own body.

You won't wish, but seek to heal.


And all I wish for you right now,

is that you persevere.


Cause you got,

Somethin in ya

and it's,

So Familiar


Ya you got,

Somethin in ya

and it's,

So Familiar


You will search across the world,

and finally find what you do seek.


The answer can't be measured,

by just steps, but also feats.


The wisdom that you have now,

You won't trade for any gold.


And all I wish for you right now,

is that thing that you hold.


Cause you got,

Somethin in ya

and it's,

So Familiar


Ya you got,

Somethin in ya

and it's,

So Familiar

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