POETRY: Just…Enough

Do you ever feel like you’re not–smart, pretty, successful–enough?

This is a little poetry offering to  (and reminder of) the Source of love, creativity, and strength that lies within you.


“Not… enough,”
Your demons swarm and hiss.
Pretty enough
Smart enough
Strong enough

Silently, the River flows on.
Time ripples and swirls
Around the fear, doubt and pain.

“Just remember,”
The wind whips and whispers.
Remember the mighty Oak
Nourished by Time
Lapping at its feet.
You are the Oak.

Remember who sits beneath the shade of your branches,
Looking up into your canopy with wonder and awe.

“Fear not”
Your soul, calm, remembers
Embrace imperfection
The knots of your trunk
Produce beautiful, seasoned planks,
Once sanded and finished.

It is enough that you
It is enough that you
It is enough for

Nothing more
Nothing less

About Steve

Hi, I'm Steve Rice and my goal is to transform simple philosophical truths into practical fuel to revolutionize your life. It's not about self-help, it's about self-reliance. I show you how. Connect with me on Facebook or follow me on Twitter and let me know how I can help you.