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Archive for October 23rd, 2007

Good morning all you beautiful souls.  I hope you had a chance to read ‘I have saved all your kindnesses’ and my follow up with ‘The Box’ yesterday.  If all there ever really is – is Light & Love, then what is left when all is said and done but every loving kindness you’ve ever given, every loving thought you’ve ever had.  No one is saving the rest, no one is taking score, except occasionally ourselves.  When I imagined opening a box that contained every loving kindness I’ve ever given and every loving thought I’d ever had, I was overwhelmed by it and felt such huge grace that nothing else was left but Love, that I literally wept a mixture of joy and relief.

So my lovelies, I leave you on this bright autumn Pacific coast morning with a little Rumi, he is ‘essential’ after all :).  With light and love, Beth

THE WAY WINGS SHOULD

What will
our children do in the morning?
Will they wake with their hearts wanting to play,
the way wings
should?

Will they have dreamed the needed flights and gathered
the strength from the planets that all men and women need to balance
the wonderful charms of
the earth

so that her power and beauty does not make us forget our own?

I know all about the ways of the heart – how it wants to be alive.

Love so needs to love
that it will endure almost anything, even abuse,
just to flicker for a moment.  But the sky’s mouth is kind,
its song will never hurt you, for I
sing those words.

What will our children do in the morning
if they do not see us
fly? 
 ~Rumi~

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