brand new Sophia drawing: "Longing"

brand new Sophia drawing: "Longing"

sophia longing art cartoon drawing by nakedpastor david hayward CLICK TO SHOP: 35% OFF coupon code "davidanniversary"

Sophia "Longing"

(Get the original or a reproduction of this drawing for 35% OFF! Use code "davidanniversary".) "As the deer longs for streams of living water, so my soul longs for you." Desire is strange. Longing is mysterious. Wanting is perplexing. On the one hand I grasp the necessity of contentment. On the other hand I grasp the necessity of change. I was told I had everything I needed. I thought therefore I had everything I wanted. The hardest question for me to answer was, "What do you want?" It was impossible to reply. I didn't know what I wanted. I only knew what everyone else wanted. In giving them everything I gave them nothing. Especially me! In meeting their needs I withheld myself from them because I withheld myself from myself. Then one day I awakened to realize that my contentment was my captors'. My contentment was actually a paralysis. A coping mechanism for my powerlessness. As soon as I realized this I was empowered. So I embraced it and broke free. I stood for myself. I proclaimed, "This is me! And this is what I want!" Finally I feel my own hunger! Finally I taste my own thirst! I still haven't found what I'm looking for. I've been looking for a long time. Therefore, I conclude, that searching is our default setting. When I came to peace with this, I came to peace with everything. The search is the goal. There is no path to somewhere. The path is the destination. Now I am at once hungry and full. Thirsty and satisfied. Searching and finding. Content and changing.

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