not everything will last

The pursuit of beauty for its own sake, doing something good because it is good, working long hard hours for one little moment, these are endeavors that we no longer accept. It’s not only that childhood is fleeting, but also that simplicity is difficult to enjoy as your life becomes increasing complicated, and things classified as pointless become just that. But why does everything have to be so sharp? Why can we not hold something alive softly in our hands and watch it glow? Stand breathless and watch the space between our fingers come alive with light as we slowly close our hands for a moment, making a little lamp in the night. Not everything will last. Some of your efforts will only change things for a moment, that change may be small, it may only be yours.

Read the Story: In Pursuit of Light