e. e. cummings was an incredible poet. When I first read his poems as a youngster, I was drawn to the quirkiness in his writing i.e. no capitals, a lack of punctuation, and made up words. Now, I realize there are messages deeply embedded in the poetry. We are completed by others who believe in us.
“We do not believe in ourselves
until someone reveals that deep inside us something is valuable,
worth listening to, worthy of our trust, sacred to our touch.
Once we believe in ourselves we can risk
curiosity, wonder, spontaneous delight
or any experience that reveals the human spirit.”
~ e.e. cummings
Sometimes we just need someone to reveal to us the words, “I believe in you.” There is something quite magical in hearing that someone sees you, sees the real you and in knowing that, they believe in you. I know this because I have experienced that kindness with much gratitude when I have been feeling low, dark and empty. The words, “I believe in you,” lifted me up and lit my little heart afire in such a spunky way.
It’s like believing in Santa. When Christmas rolls around, many people, young and old BELIEVE! They believe in the spirit of…
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