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Put yourself in the other guy’s shoes

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Love Thyself

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Be Still

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Do You Know a Soul?

Do you know a soul

Who sucks the life from you,

Whose selfish temperament

Drains all the strength you have?

 

Do you know a soul

Compassionate and strong

And generous with all

An Angel sent from God?

 

Do you know a soul

Whose angry eyes are dark

Who only wants to harm

All creatures in his way?

 

Do you know a soul

Whose heart is good but lost

Can’t find his way from dark

To see the lighted path?

 

Do you know a soul

Who needs your precious words?

The truth is plain to see

Each spirit needs your prayer.

 

Do you know a soul

Who needs your helping hand?

Give freely if you can

We all come from the One!

More Than Not

Gratitude that opens doors

To greater gifts abound

Open heart appreciates

With humble hands gives praise

 

What you have is more than not

Enough for you to share

Break the bread to pass around

For more will come your way

 

Care for others, rich and poor

Their crosses they must bear

Kindness, love and gratitude

Are gifts we all can give

 

Happiness is from within

The joy of feeling blessed

Thankful for the birds that sing

When challenged by life’s test

 

What you have is more than not

With humble hands give praise

Happiness is from within

The joy of feeling blessed

Another Soul

Another one has left this place

Never to return

As parent, friend and confidant

Strong until the end

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It takes belief and open heart

Know that she lives on

Her home is peace, love, harmony

Painful body shed

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Five senses do not see her soul

There behind the veil

Be still to view her messages

Love sent from afar

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Rejoice she’s found her way back home

Angels there to guide

Another soul has left this place

Resting in the Lord.

Roots and Wings

Roots run deep, secure and nourish

Building who I am each day

Compilation many moments

Steering compass ever north

Strength from roots, I dare to wander

Flutter wings to parts unknown

Reconnect whenever needed

Free to fly the thermals home

Star Upon The Tree

I set the star upon the tree

A special place on top

Reminder of past Christmases

I spent with my life’s love

 

Did I appreciate those days

While running to and fro

Or did I miss the best of times

Wrapped up in Christmas rush?

 

The baking, cooking, trim the tree,

Will all of it be done

Before the family arrives

For dinner Christmas eve

 

 

We’d stay up late to build the toys

Exhausted, went to bed

Excited boys would wake by five

To see what Santa left

 

I cannot travel back in time

To capture what was lost

My photos of past holidays

Forever warm my heart

 

That special star upon the tree

Burns brighter from above

His spirit lives forever more

In everlasting love

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Listening

Listening to deepest yearnings

Voices whisper deep within

Listening to spirit guiding

Letting heart lead not my head

 

Discovering there’s more to see

Making choices new to me

Turning pages, writing chapters

Living my own history

 

No one else can walk my journey

Only I can take the path

Listening to spirit calling

Feeding soul with sight and sound

 

No one else can write my story

Not a one will take the blame

If I fail to have the courage

Paying heed to ego’s fears

 

Listening to deepest yearnings

Hear the calling from my heart

Listening to spirit guiding

I set sail for parts unknown

The Way Back

The Way Back from loss

A struggle each day

My heart torn in half

I wished he could stay
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Alas, not to be

His job was complete

Fulfilled, he must go

Ancestors to meet

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The Way Back from grief

I stumble and fall

In potholes of pain

Picked up to stand tall

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New chapters to write

And places to see

More people to help

Adventures for me

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The teacher is life

To live it, to learn

Move forward he says

My love’s at each turn

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The Way Back takes time

To heal and move on

With wide open eyes

To see what’s beyond.

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Excited and daunted

My soul will be fed

I know it’s the path

The Way Back I tread