Yesterday I was walking in the woods. Since I was little the woods have always been where I felt the most at ease. It's where I go in meditation. To me it's always held great proof of life, I associated it always with life.
I'm going to tell you a story about boxing.
It's in our human nature to gather, and keep. We try to tether ourselves down everywhere we go. We attach to jobs, homes, cities, old t shirts, and people. These cables give us a sense of stability, of purpose, we feel a sense of responsibility to our outside connections. We need to keep them, we need to hold them.
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In the first months after Brian died (it's been 6 months and 17 days today), I did a lot of letting go.