Keep my heart and mind open to change..and don’t fear the mistakes I may make along the way.
Sunset on a late summer evening
I think, like most people, my relentless search is for something much bigger than myself. The sensation is almost impossible to describe. Hm, like a memory that I just cannot pull together. I keep thinking there is something I am supposed to be doing, right now, at this one moment, instead of just sitting here watching this colorful monitor. At one point, I could draft an entire novella in a day. Now, I struggle to eek out a single one-thousand word chapter within that same time frame. What is it? What has changed within me so much that my writing has become so abrupt. I can see the stories, and most of them are already well-past finished in the spirals of my imagination, yet they refused to form whole and coherant bodies of work.
I’m intently waiting to reach that next level. Eyes open. Ears tuned. Lips trembling with silent prayers. I am finding the keys, but where is the door?
Does anyone else hear it? Feel it? Sense it? Movement..a pulse..a beat..a whisper..a thought..an urge to gather..Waiting..watching..listening..as the slow and purposeful wanderer approaches..masked by the noise of this world, hidden behind the blinders we wear, but always real and ever-present.
Kisses like cream. Taste sweeter than milky chocolate.
This is beautiful! What a perfect centerpiece for mid-week thoughts and meditation.
beyond the realms
of all we know
immortal breath of fire
the steady beat –
with skies to walk
a thought to tarry
reminders to become
of markers left
and letters carved
into a place
we passed –
what joy to find we’ve wandered
close to home
this way resolved
to sit a while
forsaken to the night
– the weary soul
from porch to post
burning stars so bright
ships are tracing
slivers of the moon
the wishing well
where there you are
the same –
a light within the current
– sacred stone
Author’s Note: Inspired (in part) by the following passage from
Flight Behavior by Barbara Kingsolver…
“As long as we won’t commit to knowing everything, the presumption
is we know nothing… he did not claim that God
moves in mysterious ways…
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Another year draws to a close with so many reasons to be thankful. I am very grateful for the immeasurable joys and inspiring moments which have been granted to me along the way, including you, Dear Reader, and also for the many creative minds and special people I have been fortunate enough to cross paths with. Wishing each of you a sincere Merry Christmas, Happy Holiday, and an awe-inspiring New Year filled with wonderful adventure and new love….Peace and Blessings, always and in all ways!..LL♥