Poem: Challenge-Accepted


As children, we need to be Comfort-Accepted
Where every cry of our heart is protected
We have to feel we’re the star of our story
So that we learn we are worthy of glory

But Challenge-Accepted is for the mature
Once that identity has been made sure
Losing our life by taking on risk
Is how we raise our own true obelisk

Dream: Restoration


[NOTE: The physical context of the Dream was my undergraduate school MIT. But the emotional context was Caltech, where I resigned from the student Christian fellowship just before they kicked me out (long story). Years later, I realized I should have come back for judgement, so that both I and they could confront our sins.

At any rate, I feel the dream is actually about current relationships, not what happened back in 1993. But that may help you understand the context.]
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