Lightly Child, Lightly

Some moments become enchanting with the addition of words,

others are completely killed if you try to describe them.

It’s the difference between a tiny bird flittering above your open palm

and a closed fist crushing wings.

~ The Chesterfield


  • Photo: Bill Leslie with Groovy Times. Quote via Your Eyes Blaze Out. Photo_wanderlog_Yllas via Your Eyes Blaze Out.
  • 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. magic.

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  2. brilliantly presented, loved this.

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  3. Perfect!

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  4. Reblogged this on It Is What It Is and commented:
    Enchanting indeed … a beautiful sight to wake up to!!


  5. And being intuitive enough to know the difference. 🙏🏻

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  6. awwwwh….. perfect in every sense. I LOVE the words as much as this delicate wonder-full and -filled close-up. THANK YOU

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