Peace To be content with God's ways and yet be open to change To be still And yet ready to move To be unafraid And yet be fear's neighbour To embrace yourself And yet hunger for growth To leave room for others And yet keep a small room for youself Peace...
Tonight I sat on a lonely shore In hopes of healing from the wounds of war With somber eyes, I stared into the water And saw my face upon it slowly gather Along with stars and comets passing by, I saw my tears swimming in the sky I wondered how I'll ever cross this sea … Continue reading How to Cross a Sea
"The language of God is silence" - RumiGather aroundIn twos, threes, and foursAt sundownOn the last day of fallGather aroundAnd hold each other's heartsThere is but one yearningGather aroundAnd listen to the sad song of lifeGather aroundAnd hear the silent flute of destinyGather aroundIn twos, threes, and foursAnd listen...Can you hear the whisper of the … Continue reading Sacred Whisper
"Never waste a good crisis" - Winston ChurchillWelcome to the new worldSay goodbye to the oldThere is no turning backShed your fears and your tears Move on, move on...Don't just sit thereGrow!Grow like a giant treeAnd spread your branches heavenwardsUp towards the glittering starsKiss the moonAnd light a torch from the blazing sun
Helen Keller lost her ability to speak, hear and see after catching scarlet fever as a young child. In one of the most moving passages in her autobiography, she writes about how grateful she is for being able to touch a tree and still remember how it looked like... Her story inspired me to write … Continue reading Let it be said