I must have been incredibly simple or drunk or insane
to sneak into my own house and steal money,
to climb over the fence and take my own vegetables.
But no more. I've gotten free of that ignorant fist
that was pinching and twisting my secret self.
Today, notice the ways you sabotage yourself through your thoughts or actions. Commit to yourself, as much as you are able, to speak, think, and act with open-minded, gentle, wise kindness.