Healing


“i am mine.
before i am ever anyone else’s.”
Nayyirah Waheed, Nejma

Your ability to forgive is part
of your ability to give – and you give
in two ways:

selfishly, expecting something in return,
tearing pieces of yourSelf, marinating
them in tears, demanding your martyrdom

or

Selfishly, from a benevolent space where
you (for)give because it takes nothing out of you,
and the giving Self replenishes with ease,
love.

– Always Whole

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