Interest Me


Interest Me

It doesn't interest me what you do for a living
I want to know what you ache for and if you dare to dream your hearts longing.
It doesn't interest me how old you are, I want to know if you will risk looking like a fool for love, for your dreams for the adventure of being alive
It doesn't Matter to me what planets are squaring your moon, I want to know if you touched the center of your own sorrow. If you have opened by life's betrayals, or have become shriveled and closed from fear of further pain.
I want to know if you can sit with pain, mine or your own, without moving to hide it or fade it or fix it
I want to know if you can be with joy, mine or you're own, if you can dance with wilderness and let ecstasy fill you to the tips of your fingers and toes without cautioning us to be careful, to be realistic or to remember the limitations of being human.
It doesn't interest me if the story you are telling me is true. I want to know if you can disapoint another to be true to yourself. If you can bear the accusations of betrayal and not betray your own soul. I want to know if you can be faithful and there for trust worthy.
I want to know if you can see beauty, even when it is not pretty everyday and if you can source your life from its presence
I want to know if you can live with failure, yours or mine, and still stand on the edge of the lake and shout to the silver of the full moon.............YES!
It doesn't interest me to know we're you live, or how much money you have. I want to know if you can get up after the night of grief and despair, weary and bruised to the bone and do what needs to be done for the children.
It doesn't interest me who you are or how you came to be here. I want to know if you will stand in the center of the fire with me, and not shrink back.
It doesn't interest me were, or what or with whom you have studied. I want to know what sustains you from the inside when all else falls away. I want to know if you can be alone with yourself and if you truly like the company you keep in the empty moments.

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