Baa Baa Black Sheep

It’s the “Most Wanted” family member, whose picture shows up in the social media post. It’s the Goth child with spiked hair, multiple body piercings, and cringe-worthy body modifications. It’s the gay uncle, who brings his younger boyfriend to the family New Year’s party, and is “all over him” to the point you need to tell them to “get a room!” It’s the addict who comes to the family reunion drunk and staggers around, spilling his or her drink on the guests…

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Are You An Empath?

Some days it’s like I’m an alien from another planet – no one understands me, and sometimes I don’t even get myself. I feel everything, sometimes to an extreme, and I’m less apt to intellectualize feelings. I’m essentially walking around in this world with all of the accumulated karma, emotions, and energy from others. I’m a dumping ground for everyone else’s issues and problems, which, if I’m not careful can end up as my own.

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Free mind. Free soul. Free spirit.

I was born to ride the wild winds of passion, surf the turbulent oceans of despair, and relentlessly explore the great vastness of the crazy world – until my body collapses in ecstatic exhaustion. I fall in love with impractical things, I believe in the improbable, pursue the impossible and find beauty where others can’t see it. My soul is winged, always seeking out adventure. I am free with a fiercely sensitive heart. I’m light and airy, yet I never lack depth. I’m a balmy breeze, casually caressing arms lovingly, suddenly here, suddenly there, then suddenly gone. I’m a thousand grains of precious pink sand, slowly slipping through soft fingertips, one by one. I can never be contained, because I’m not meant to be.

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