My Wish

What I Most Want to Tell You

(Spoken in a whisper, from me to you) 

What I want most to tell you
What I want most for you to know
is that this life we are given
it comes with no guidebook
and that learning to love our life
and our body
and our self
it’s all the same journey

What I want most to tell you
What I want most for you to know
is that there is a way to be with food
that goes beyond rules and research,
a way of eating that brings joy and pleasure
not guilt or fear or frustration
And that it is possible
for eating to feel like a beautiful breeze

What I want most to tell you
What I want most for you to know
is that whatever your challenges are
with food, or eating, or your body
They do not need to be fixed
but heard

What I most want to tell you
What I want most for you to know,
is that to step into your power
You must first step off the scale.

To love your body
you must learn to embody it.

To love your life
You must love the food you nourish it with

What I want most to tell you
What I want most for you to know
is that while food is important for health
so is the color and texture and tone
of the words which paint your inner world

What I want most to tell you
What I want most for you to know
is that you are not alone.
Every human being
must learn to nourish
and must learn to live
in a way that suits their own soul.
In whatever areas you may struggle
You are not alone

What I want most to tell you
What I want most for you to know
is that if you are tired and frustrated
and have tried everything else
Perhaps it is time
to give love a chance

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