Seeing

Seeing

 

In quiet reverence I step

into the light,

my church,

my peace

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My favorite pew

curves gently under

my tired body, its

rhythm sways

me into quiet meditation

as my skin drinks in

evening’s soft light.

Old sun teases-

a playful game of

hide-n-seek.

I peek through

half closed eyelids

as he winks.

 

 

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The congregation gathers

quietly round me…

 

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The choir sways to

the melody of the wind

whistling through the trees,

fuschia robes fluttering

against an azure sky….

such greatness,

beauty and wonder

to behold.

I am moved

to be near such majesty,

compelled to find the

tiny miracles that

together make the whole.

 

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Existence not a mere

contradiction of dark

and light, beauty or beast.

She is a symphony of color,

form, movement, sound-

the truth astounds!

It washes over me as a baptism,

salvation waiting at day’s end,

the truth found in a single drop-

heaven’s tears shed for that

which is given in vain,

the suffering and pain,

sins gone with the

cooling rain.

All that we know,

all we can be,

from eternity-

a golden key

is always free

if only…

 

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with a closer look

we truly see.

CherylKP copyright words and images

2018

I hope you enjoy this by my favorite ladies…Celtic Woman

 

 

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16 thoughts on “Seeing

  1. I enjoyed this very much. The poem, a beautiful tribute to Creator and Creation, made me smile more with each vision and each sense. And Celtic Women always sing straight to my soul.

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  2. Cheryl, that is such a moving, stirring poem. You couldn’t have chosen better photos to illustrate it. You really have a gift.
    •••Ginger••

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  3. Beautiful pictures, beautiful words and my favorite hymn. What a nice way to start this day. I look at your photos, and the fact that you see the inherent beauty and appreciate all that has been created for you to enjoy, and I am reminded of: “I once was lost, but now I see…”

    Great post, Cheryl!

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