Lightly child, lightly.


But what about the ocean’s intensity that echoes our own,
the fever in cold weather, the soul’s descent?
What about the weight of the angels’ wings?

~ Etel Adnan, from Night


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  • Poem: Thank you the distance between two doors
  • Prior “Lightly child, lightly” Posts? Connect here.
  • Post Title & Inspiration: Aldous Huxley: “It’s dark because you are trying too hard. Lightly child, lightly. Learn to do everything lightly. Yes, feel lightly even though you’re feeling deeply. Just lightly let things happen and lightly cope with them.”


  1. Beautiful. Thank you dear David, Happy New Year, Love, nia

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  2. “…the weight of the Angels’ wings.” For some reason, I love pondering this…so ethereal…

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  3. very light

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  4. Reblogged this on It Is What It Is and commented:
    Lightly, serene, peaceful … fly away!

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  5. GM!! Hi … didn’t find Caleb yesterday! 😳

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  6. “Angels can fly because they take themselves lightly.” – G.K. Chesterton
    As an answer to the last question.

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