Monday, June 13, 2011


I aim to practice mindfulness each day, to hold shapes to the light and recognize the fibers of which they're made.

God takes my hand and unclenches it.  Gripping no treasures but the heavenly treasures, we remain in love.

"You are rising in little ways you deem unimportant.

Lift your gaze and know you are more than your moods,
those incredible and impermanent storms."


  1. Thank you so much for your lovely comment, Jade! Blogger is being dastardly and won't let me follow your blog at present, but I've favourited it so I can follow it when it allows me to.

    I love this post; I personally feel one should always seek to remain as much in love with God as possible and keep that desire at all times, your second sentence is so very apt.

    <3 much love

  2. I really like this. We are more than our moods -- so true.

  3. Sweet, thoughtful poem.
    I'm stopping by to let you know that I've tagged you on my blog today. Play along, or not.
    Have a great day.

  4. Sarah, Yes, it is such true freedom to keep our desire for God. Very well said.

    Blogger can be a little frustrating at times. I'm glad it is working now. Thanks for being a new follower :) :)

    ab, Glad you liked this post and to see you blogging again!

    Mary, Thank you for your kind words and for tagging me in your blog. Have a great day as well! :)

  5. Such a calming, yet invigorating poem.

    Soothing to the worldly nerves, yet mindful of what is truly important...

  6. Beautiful. Mindfulness - I pray that I practice it daily as well.

  7. Thanks, Mark & Colleen. :) Good to see you here.

  8. yes we need to remember how ephemeral our moods really are!