Monday, November 2, 2009

Open bloom

Complete trust is one of the most valuable treasures.
So hard to win most times. Such a great responsibility to carry.
To earn that from another is to hold that person's beating heart while they sleep.
Our lives, no matter what, are eternal vigilance.
To be able to set that burden, even for a moment, in the hands of another, is the other half of that tremendous gift.
The rare blue flower of the Eastern slope can be sought a lifetime without touching those feathery petals.

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