so i’ve been doing this new thing.
it’s called breathing.
and who would have thought,
but did you know that breathing
leads to a lot of other things?
i have been doing things like
you know, sipping my coffee
(not gulping it).
(not frantically trying to remember
what i’m supposed to be doing next).
doing just one thing at a time
(instead of pretending that
i can do a million things at the
it’s been nice.
i am living and not doing.
because they are not at all the same thing.
And hope does not put us to shame,
because God’s love has been poured out
into our hearts
through the Holy Spirit,
who has been given to us.