The Peace of Wild Things When despair for the world grows in me and I wake in the night at the least sound in fear of what my life and my children’s lives may be, I go and lie down where the wood drake rests in his beauty on the water, and the great…
Listen “Whoever you are as you read this, Whatever your trouble or grief, I want you to know and to heed this: The day draweth near with relief. No sorrow, no woe is unending, Though heaven seems voiceless and dumb; So sure as your cry is ascending, So surely an answer will come….
I come into the peace of wild things
who do not tax their lives with forethought
of grief. I come into the presence of still water.
Birthright Despite illness of body or mind, in spite of blinding despair or habitual belief, who you are is whole. Let nothing keep you separate from the truth. The soul, illumined from within, longs to be known for what it is. Undying, untouched by fire or the storms of life, there is a place…
There is no controlling life.
Try corralling a lightning bolt,
containing a tornado. Dam a
stream and it will create a new
channel. Resist, and the tide
will sweep you off your feet.
When I was down and out of luck , when dark the path, my life had took;
when I was at my lowest low a rope, a helping hand did throw.
Wild Geese You do not have to be good. You do not have to walk on your knees for a hundred miles through the desert repenting. You only have to let the soft animal of your body love what it loves. Tell me about despair, yours, and I will tell you mine. Meanwhile…
Seek light, even on the darkest night,
for one light always shines.
If I can remain calm and quiet
With all the world crashing about me,
One man complained that his life was too hard for him. He came to God, told him about his troubles, and asked:
Do any of us really know were we are going in life?
It’s the most important trip we will ever take
yet most don’t have a clue which way to turn.
The pain of loneliness, hurt and fear. Feeling disconnected from the world. All emotions we wish we never had