toward persistence

don't get discouraged too soon a few years in to a lifelong journey is far too soon to decide you are unable to travel the path and you know that anyway you cannot live cannot walk any other way

on success

as bradbury said, if you're a poet, a pile of horse manure can only mean flowers. let the pile of failures grow beneath your feet know that given enough time, flowers (and perhaps delicious mushrooms) will also appear it is easy to see success to smell the flowers and forget all the manure that made … Continue reading on success

of clay

to have known it so intimately to have touched every surface and to then let go of any sense of control all expectations and desires to let heat take its due to accept what is created to know only part of how it came to be