Gratefulness

Hallucinating in thought artist unknown
To all that I love
and to those I have yet to meet
I am grateful~*

“ …And on this day,
all the people you meet,
all that life from generation to generation
is from so many different places in the world
it flows together and meets you here like a life giving water
if you only open your heart & drink…

…open your heart to all these blessings,
and let them flow through you.
Then everyone whom you will meet
on this day will be blessed by you.
Just by your eyes,
by your smile,
by your touch.
Just by your presence.
Let the gratefulness overflow into blessing all around you.
And then, it will really be, a good day.”

~ Brother David Steindl-Rast

Artist Unknown

 

Shaping of Words

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I wish I could
Write the words that would
Shape the world.
And yet I cannot
Shape my own words.

Symbols flow through me
Like droplets of warm water.
Eager to conform
To the contours of my wrist,
Streaming cold towards the ink in my pen.

There are moments
When they pour from me
Like water falls off mountains.
I feel powerless
Yet empty,
Regurgitating
Only portions of my soul.

I was certain
When you told me
Just to let them flow.

I believed
When you told me
That water is forgiving and binding.

I want to embrace
The difference between
A memory of a vapor
And the Grand Canyon.
As to whether or not

I yelled loud enough
Or whispered enough,
To be heard.

© Linda Moon