your heart

you cannot stop your heart

it will love whom it wants


there is an unspoken boundary

that is as sacred

as the love that pours forth from it

the self must be respected

the inner spirit must be listened to

it is the narrow gate

that one must enter through

to find

and live

true love


Photo Credit; Jane H Johann, Kiriko, Kenya, East Africa, Abedare Mountain Range, 1976

Photo Credit; Jane H Johann, Kiriko, Kenya, East Africa, Abedare Mountain Range, 1976





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10 thoughts on “your heart

  1. reocochran says:

    We definitely should be open to love and follow our hearts, but remember to respect and fully love ourselves, too. Great words of wisdom, Johann! 🙂

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  2. Gyslaine L. says:

    This is good Johann just listen to our heart 🙂

    Liked by 1 person

  3. says:

    i like this


  4. reocochran says:

    The photograph is gorgeous and you are so right about love!


  5. booguloo says:

    Switchbacks, inclines and potholes can make it interesting. –smile–

    Liked by 1 person

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