Just another human trying to navigate this maze called life.
Finding Rest in Limitations for 2022
Life is made up of habits. One of the worst habits I’ve picked up is turning to social media as a coping mechanism for everything. Stressed? Watch some funny videos. Bored? Scroll through eye-catching pictures. Sad? Watch more funny videos. Happy? Turn to the screen to try and keep it going.
Fiji is Probably Nice this Time of Year
I am vacuuming the surface of the ocean. Every push and pull leaves a trail of ripples in its reflective turquoise surface. A cool breeze flutters past my hair, and I close my eyes, drinking in the sunlight, the sea-salt air, the—
I watch a little hummingbird. Its wings are quick—silvery—like water ripples. It hovers, black pin-eyes staring down at the red mush on the ground. I wait in anticipation. Hummingbirds don’t make much for meat. Better than nothing. If it’s alive and moving, it’s not poisoned; it’s safe to eat. I lick my chapped lips. Come on, dinner…