It was that invincible moment when I realized I’m not just somebody, I don’t have to be just someone.
We are all much more than that. When you see those things you can never take that feeling away... we are more than we let ourselves believe; we underestimate each other, the stars, the hope in this place. There is more than we let on, and yet we don’t.
It’s that moment when you realize this town is nothing like the City.... the cold stinging your face and the silence from the corners of this small town: the place by the train track and the dark parking lot behind the church... all to small for your head to comprehend.
And then your realize, much to quickly, that this is the place you belong, maybe the place you’ll stay
Sometimes, oddly, it’s very comforting: the aloneness in a world of people...
Both fulfilling and quiet: reunited to a culture of fast moving creatures; people who get excited about everything and smile when needed. Somehow, taking a breath, no longer necessary: almost learning to live without air.