choose



every day we open our eyes. we breathe deep, we close them again. we breath in, in, in. what does it smell like? cotton and coffee brewing rooms away. we begin to feel; fingers and toes awaken. we move our tongue, swallow, yawn, press our lips together. 43 facial muscles, with which we can smile, laugh, yell, sing, speak. live.

we are so much power. we are limitlessness, wiping the sleep from our eyes, cuddling deeper into the sheets. we are explosions waiting to happen - meteors, streaking the sky.

we've been given rest; restoration. hours of soft breathing and rejuvenation, swept away in unconsciousness. but we are awake now. it is morning now -  a new day, and from here onward, we decide. 

we can choose:

sorrow,
happiness, 

restlessness,
peace,

sadness,
joy,

helplessness,
bravery,

condemnation,
self love,

frustration,
determination.


we create our day, our day doesn't create us. we decide how we live; we decide who we are. with each inhale, we affirm one or the other. each beat of our heart is a battle cry, proclaiming our identity. we live, we move, we have our being in something so much bigger than ourselves; He is our identity. 

so open your eyes, sweet soul. it's morning, hello, wake up.

and choose

choose joy, my love.


- k. a. 


6 comments:

  1. This is way too beautiful, I can't describe how powerful this post is <3

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  2. OKAY SO I REALLY NEEDED THIS. But then again, I kind of need every post Burning Youth does. :) <3

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  3. yeah i better read this every morning now

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  4. i really want to print this out and hang it on my door so that it's the first thing that i read every morning.

    your words hold so much beauty.

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