better or worse?

i don’t really believe in the notion of being better or worse because of an experience we’ve been through.

to say, and believe that, would mean who are as as individuals, at our core is effected by the interactions we have in life.

as i’ve studied spirituality…

what you need is coming.

slow down enough to notice.

stay present enough to feel it.

stand up in time to embrace.

sunday marked 2 weeks into quarter two.

sunday held so many gifts for me and my community.

i’m choosing more.

i’m rising stronger.

always lean in to what…

comes only when you are challenged beyond your current ability, but from within the bounds of your current knowledge.

is uncomfortable

is often messy

is disrupting and selfish,

yet it always brings

new life

fresh perspective, and

a fuller sense of self and greater level of confidence

i’ve found myself…

even recently as a mindfulness advocate, i never fully or personally grasped the value in the practice of reciting affirmations to yourself. i remember seeing a fellow business owner in my city mention on instagram that she didn’t quite see what the need was for them either.

i do recognize…

i’ve been getting more and more serious about me. about making decisions that bring me peace, that properly challenge me, that align with my design, and that propel my purpose.

that may be a great shift in how my time is spent, who i spend my time with, how much…

this was my second time marching in a black lives matter protest.

my first time was in atlanta. it may have been about 3 years ago. my ex and i were in town for a concert, heard about the protest and made our way down that day.

this year, in…

but i wasn’t always a good plant dad.

in hindsight, i bought the plant that sits on my window sill for what it could provide me. and after time, its leaves became very wilted, withered and dry.

my absent care was not “intentional”.

it actually had much to do with…

i…

i am me, and i’m happy to be.

being me is filled with anxiety.

its filled with learning to express

being me is figuring ways to step out of my own space, and out of my own way.

being me has caused me great pain and caused me great…

i don’t have a person, i have people.

i don’t think i was meant to have one person, or be with one person.

the thought just came to mind of how i might look back at myself, and my thoughts, today in about 5 years. with 5 years more life…

Edward Titus

[31 yrs of life experience][yogi][creative][truth seeker][traveler][lover]

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