Tuesday, August 27, 2013

lost and overwhelmed

lost and overwhelmed
by l. ostandfound

lost and overwhelmed
don't know what to do
even simple things in life become so far removed
taking baby-step appears to come at such a cost
life can be unkind, when mind is
overwhelmed and lost
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* the the fast-paced technological world, it can appear as if we are eternally behind -- playing a game of catch-up that cannot be won.

* paper, data, hidden fees, fake news, advertizing, unspoken social pressures, lack of healing touch, sedentary lifestyles, low quality food, fluoridated water, polluted air...

* in an a-maze-ing game of 'no way out', it is easy to understand why some choose (what they perceive) as the only way.

* but is there hope?

* maybe the answer is not 'finding a way out', but rather -- tapping In -- to the Inner resources that dwarf things like 'status' and 'fashion'.  kindness, cooperation, communication, empathy, understanding, non-judgment, forgiveness, Love -- man-i-fest as smiles, safe touch, listening, observing, appreciation, Praise, positivity...

* when overwhelmed, the first step is a-way -- from media and distractions.  secondly, we can take small (baby-step) actions from the inside-out, and watch as upside-down turns to rightside-up-and-In.

* re-Turn-ing Home again.
:)
 

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