What I Think About When I Think About Running

I think a lot when I run. Second to showering, I am utterly convinced that running is the time when the most random, and sometimes most interesting thoughts will come to mind. Recently, I thought about how similar running was to life, in seeking truth. If you have read Murakami's What I Talk About When I … Continue reading What I Think About When I Think About Running

How Alike Are We to Earth?

How alike are we to earth? We need nurturing. We need time to grow. We plant within us intentions and goals. We reap what we sow. Too much heat dries us up, yet too much water will stunt our growth. We don't grow flowers overnight; it takes years. Of patience, strength, perseverance. Until one day, … Continue reading How Alike Are We to Earth?

Burdened with The Ability to Battle

I sat across her and smiled. Tired eyes hiding a thousand stories. Stormy seas passively contained within. We carry these heavy things. But somewhere along the way we learn to keep them from flooding. Gradually, we peeled our masks and smoothed the creases of our worries, much like laying out rolled up clothes from our luggage. We laid them … Continue reading Burdened with The Ability to Battle