Ours is the meditative pool of consciousness.
We circle round and dip in.
When we think our needs
are greater than another’s
we only need reminding:
In all things, gratitude and service.
We are Spirit, we are Life.
We are Darkness, we are Light.
We are everything, and everything is us.
The first step is stopping to see
with absolute awe
that the Universe is contained within.
Then we have to examine it all.
Ah, what’s outside is polished,
but the gem that’s inside is raw.
We bring heaven and earth together
dancing with the divine and with our demons.
We take it all in, let some fall away.
It’s the giving that truly matters--
of ourselves, to ourselves, for ourselves--
and the joining of every life with ours.
Coming into union, saying Yes,
© Vonda Witley 2005