Wednesday, March 19, 2008

I've Got the Punies

I had posted a whiny, self serving bunch of drivel, but who needs to read that? Let it suffice that tonight I am tired and cranky and feeling down. I've been reading John O'Donohue's To Bless the Space Between Us. The following helped me realize I didn't want to post feckless whining and bore Dear Reader senseless. So instead, I offer this:

For Equilibrium

Like the joy of the sea coming home to shore,
May the relief of laughter rinse through your soul.

And as the wind loves to call things to dance,
May your gravity be lightened by grace.

Like the dignity of moonlight restoring the earth,
May your thoughts incline with reverence and respect.

As water takes whatever shape it is in,
So free may you be about who you become.

As silence smiles on the other side of what's said,
May your sense of irony bring perspective.

As time remains free of all that is frames,
may your mind stay clear of all it names.

May your prayer of listening deepen enough
To hear in the depths the laughter of God.

John O'Donohue


Jamie said...

Ok, I really am going to bed now but I had to comment on this last photo, the one of the tiny moss things up close. I love that shot!

I tried to take a photo like that on a recent visit to California and it didn't come out nearly as cool as yours.

I just wanted you to know that I get it. I had the vision in my head and you captured it on film (or data bytes, or whatever it's called.)

Grove Street Journal said...

Mom, I really like the last photo too! ; )