I Found the Hidden Self – Author Raja Williams

 

The endless stories of the past

Follow me through life

Flashing visions of the hidden self

 

Separate from life in this moment

I am lost in the illusion of today

Longing to feel connected in some way

 

Ten thousand worries preoccupy my mind

The world

Life

My family

And the day-to-day grind

 

But can’t you see… An occupied mind can’t be free?

 

As quickly as you let it

Your mind makes a movie

Showing the possibilities

The Future and the Past

 

Your mind presenting pictures

And making up the story

Based on your perception

And the feelings of that time

 

I want to be free from the past!

 

How am I to hear the songs of the birds?

And the sound of the breeze,

With a mind constantly preoccupied?

 

By taking the vow to live in the now

Breaking the habit of an auto-tuned mind

Letting go of the need to always define

 

My mind no longer needing to…

 

Explain it

Know it

Compare it

And store it

Time after time

 

I finally freed myself and my mind stays right here and

lives in the now!

 

© Raja Williams

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Excerpt from the book “Imprints In The Sand”

$11.95 Plus Shipping – Available at CTU Publishing Group and Amazon.com


Simply Me

About the Author

Ms. Raja Williams, also known as Raja’s Insight, fiercely arrived on the writer’s scene in 2012 after being awakened by a prolific poet, lyricist, songwriter, and music producer whom encouraged her to write daily. After nearly twenty years of pent up words only floating in her own head she began to allow the words to spill out onto empty pages and find way to readers  needing encouraging words.

Visit Author Page At: www.ctupublishinggroup.com/raja-williams-.html



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3 replies

  1. To live our lives “in the now” is the mantra I am attempting to incorporate into my daily life. Part of my daily “mental health” routine includes reading, absorbing, and responding to the daily word prompts. God bless you and thank you for providing a daily dose of inspiration and hope!

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