A child on the 27th ride around the sun

There is a freeing sensation beneath all the weight. There is a knowing that you hold on to as long as you hold on to the child within you. The child always knows something, the child takes life as it is but also with an underlying understanding of the comedy of it all, the unrealness of it.

What do you do when the sun sets? You push the damn brakes!

How do we break through the dread? How do we wake up consistently and find hope everyday? All I know is that it is immensely difficult, and whenever I or anybody else over simplifies the practice of living well, that's disillusion. Sweat and tears my friends, it takes overcoming negatives in all of their forms …