On Children Your children are not your children.
They are the sons and daughters of Life's longing for itself.
They come through you but not from you,
And though they are with you, yet they belong not to you. You may give them your love but not your thoughts.
For they have their own thoughts.
You may house their bodies but not their souls,
For their souls dwell in the house of tomorrow,
which you cannot visit, not even in your dreams.
You may strive to be like them, b
When you're reading for yourself or others, or when you're making a more conscious effort to tune in to your own intuition generally, it can sometimes be difficult to tell when you're actually receiving some intuitive knowings and when you're simply wanting/not wanting something in a strong way. When we're emotionally invested in certain outcomes, it can become more difficult to be objective about our intuition. Recently, I ran a workshop at Many Rivers Books, in Sebastopol a