a repost for the season…
You have looked
at so many doors with longing, wondering if your life lay on the other side.
For today, choose the door that opens
to the inside.
Travel the most ancient way of all:
the path that leads you
to the center of your life.
but the one
you make yourself.
but what you already carry and the grace that comes to those who walk
the pilgrim’s way.
Speak this blessing
as you set out
and watch how
your rhythm slows,
the cadence of the road drawing you into the pace that is your own.
Eat when hungry.
Rest when tired.
Listen to your dreaming. Welcome detours
as doors deeper in.
Pray for protection.
Ask for the guidance you need. Offer gladness
for the gifts that come
let them go.
Do not expect
by the same road. Home is always
by another way
and you will know it not by the light
that waits for you but by the star
that blazes inside you telling you
where you are
and you are welcome here.
Quote: Jan Richardson and Image: Pinterest
Noticing that everything is interconnected, that love and light exist amid the darkness, and that not all is lost, can nourish us on our paths.
Quote: Rose Zonetti
Image: Pop and Zebra
It’s morning again…and the world’s drying off with fresh-laundered sunshine.
Life’s face is never the same
though we may look at it for all eternity.
Quote: Kolbein Falkeid, Norwegian poet, 1933 –