Haiku ~ 6/24/14 & Standing in My Blue

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My blue waits behind

the huge expanse of darkness

waiting to be freed

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Standing in my blue

This is where my power is

People spend a lifetime looking for meaning

Looking for approval and trying so hard to matter

I thought if I could control everything around me I could make things happen my way and I wouldn’t be left to experience the mayhem that surrounded me

I wouldn’t have to live in fear

But the truth is, I now realize, that I truly controlled nothing

The harder I held on to things

The more I strangled myself

The more I tried to control every aspect of my life

Every circumstance in my life

The harder they swirled around me in a cyclone of destruction

I was a victim

A victim of life

Things happened to me and I wanted control

I wanted to be able to make it stop

I just didn’t know how

Now I find it ironic that I have learned that the true power is letting go

Open your hands and set the madness free

Now I stand in my blue with the realization that the elusive control I tried so hard to hold onto

Was within my power the whole time

The only thing in this lifetime that we truly have control over is the thoughts we think

Yes – into the blue expanse ofΒ my mind the thoughts that float by like clouds on a windy day are the only things that I can control

So standing in my blue I work very hard to notice the drifting clouds of thought and I know that I attract what I think

Standing in my blue I direct the passing clouds

I take responsibility for my life and I am content…free from the swirling forces that I created

Standing in my blue I create what I want to see

And I am who I want to be

Standing in my blue ~ I take back my power

 

Blessitude

Lorrie

6/24/14

 

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My healing journey on the continuum of "It's all wrong" to "It's all right!" I love art and the creative process, reading, writing, and playing tennis.

20 thoughts on “Haiku ~ 6/24/14 & Standing in My Blue

  1. Yes Totsymae!! Reminds me of that game “Hot Potato” we used to play as kids. But your idea is better because nobody gets “stuck” with it!! Thanks for adding πŸ™‚ Blessitude

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    1. Hi Carolyn!! Yes!! Isn’t it wonderful??? This was not always true…but like everything…sometimes we don’t know what we want until we know what we don’t want! Thanks for adding. Have a super day! πŸ™‚

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