When we see through our hearts, we recognize that every single one of us is infused with creativity. Divine Sparks are embedded in everyone and everything. It's up to us to be courageous, to look and listen deeply, to find the sparks, gather and release them back into the universe, transformed into something new. Join me as we wake up to the sacred-ordinary blessings waiting to greet us each and every day.
Tuesday, September 13, 2011
fragile tired old leaf
blown any place the
wind happens to lift & drop
it for you or me to discover on a
stepping stone just outside the door
a brittle reminder of the importance of
kindness to all who cross our paths and to
ourselves as well for any of us can be blown
off course in any moment-- the tenderness of a
stranger taking notice & a photograph simply because
we you and i are here and this world would not be the same
without us or this ragged desiccated leaf blown onto a
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