.missing the point.

Human nature

will fight to be understood.

Unfortunately,

human nature

is not well equipped to understand –

due to the fight.

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.an honest appetite.

A true friend rejoices to hear your ‘No’ –

savours it,

praises it,

its nuances absorbing their senses.

For only then can a friend truly taste

your ‘Yes’.

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.worn mirror.

If self-awareness

carries the assumption

that we see ourselves clearly,

can it not also

carry the assumption

that we see ourselves dimly,

with blind-spots?

Looking into the reflection

of a worn mirror.

Would not this realisation

move us to feel compassion for others

seeing them blinded by blind-spots?

What if this new self-awareness

led us to be humble?

Would not this kind of humility

be truly humane?

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.place of power.

It is time for women to stop striving for equality with men – this is ridiculous.

Let us seek to be the very nature of woman – perceivably one of the most feared creatures on earth. Do you doubt that we are feared? Look around at all the ways in which women have been suppressed – now tell me this is not due to fear.

Suppressed and distorted women only become more feared, because they are an unknown entity – unrecognisable, even to themselves.

Women, it is time to learn our true nature. Not by observing other women or men, but by looking within. To be attentive to our own heart thoughts.

Now is the time to strip bare our truth, and wrestle with it.

Let us recognise why we do what we do, and then, with compassion as our filter – let us question ourselves again.

I am not saying let us strive to wield power over men – only the insecure and sick seek such power.

I am saying, let us realise our own beauty, our own mystery, and our own selves. Let us honour our point of difference, whilst honouring the point of difference which is man.

Let us live with a well-developed conscience founded on the solid ground of truth – unearthed in the quiet place.

Let us be women anchored in compassion for the men and women who have been dwelling in the slums of generational ignorance and fear.

Let us take responsibility for our own thoughts, attitudes, needs and desires. Let us not live in a place of victim-hood – passive and shrivelled.

Our hearts are our own stomping ground – no-one but ourselves rule this sacred place. This is our place of power.

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