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Humans First

Image source: https://www.pexels.com/photo/baby-children-cute-dress-264109/ I’m terrified of failure. It’s one of the things I cannot seem to shake no matter how much I feel or take action, learn, face my demons or live on this planet. I’m just terribly afraid of failing. There is one very good reason for this. You Read more…

By ianaltosaar, ago
Poetry

Keep Going

Image source: https://www.pexels.com/photo/astronomy-beautiful-clouds-constellation-355465/ What troubles Your soul? The belonging Of which You have known Growing Although not complete Is a journey Towards discovery, forever Incomplete Dear God Look into my eyes and see The strength and perseverance I am a good boy, You must see Torn still by the temptress Read more…

By ianaltosaar, ago
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Knowing Nothing and Everything

Image source: http://www.insgrum.com/media/867650128743896764_676646668 I’ve been thinking lately… What if I forgot all the spiritual and not spiritual wisdom I’ve accumulated over the years, what would happen? How would I make my decisions then? How would I approach situations then? The problem with knowledge and wisdom gotten from the outside is Read more…

By ianaltosaar, ago
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A Deeper Commitment

Image source: My private collection. Estonia, Tallinn. One of the strongest commitments to make Is the one we make to oneself This is the only true commitment we can actually make during this lifetime After making these commitments You really have to look at Yourself Because this type of powerful Read more…

By ianaltosaar, ago
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A New World Order

Image source: My private collection. Estonia, Pärnumaa. The times ahead, they are changing. They are changing fast. New times require new measures. We need commitment to character. Love of self and others, on a deeper, much deeper soul level. In order for this to happen, we have to grow. Some Read more…

By ianaltosaar, ago
Poetry

The Now

Image source: My private collection. Estonia, Lääne-Virumaa, lake Tudu. How do You live with the knowing? Of a new world that is growing And an old one in peril It must be quite overflowing But the fire inside keeps on glowing While the shadows in the darkness moaning Could it Read more…

By ianaltosaar, ago
Poetry

Loving

Image source: My private collection. Tallinn, Estonia. It’s hard to love sometimes Knowing that it will end Someday, somewhere When You release Your last breath of air I hope it will all be worth it At the hour You will face The stare Of Your life And the glare Of Read more…

By ianaltosaar, ago
Poetry

As a Man

Image source: My private collection. Estonia, Tallinn, Pääsküla. Sometimes I mess up as a Man As a lover As a friend As a coworker As a son As a businessman I sometimes fail In those moments everything feels so vulnerable The darkness seems so deep That I can barely keep Read more…

By ianaltosaar, ago
Poetry

A New Dawn

Image source: My private collection. Estonia, Lääne-Virumaa, Obja village. As I’m sitting here And the sun is about to rise I’m looking back at The fires that were lit somewhere Down the line There a churning in my stomach A fire is burning An energy rising I feel a certain Read more…

By ianaltosaar, ago
Poetry

Truthfully

Image source: http://www.meh.ro/wp-content/uploads/2012/11/meh.ro10617_1.jpg The art of listening Truly listening to someone with Your whole entire depth Takes time and requires practice If I’m truly in it with my presence The experience can be meaningful for everybody involved Including me Imagine taking somebody with Your gaze Taking them fully in They Read more…

By ianaltosaar, ago