The Heart of Love

Prayers, Poetry, Divine Inspiration by Gail Swanson


Leave a comment

Breathe

253319_10200914253090778_726167822_n.jpg

can you feel the merging of worlds
of lives
can you feel the strength required
for times such as these
are you brokenhearted
are you holding your breath
Breathe
the breath is our companion
on the journey
the breath is the wayshower
the divine wind of transformation
of transmutation
Breathe
and Remember
for every breath ever taken
has brought you to this time and place
of truth
and discovery
and reclamation


Leave a comment

The Things We Try Not To Talk About

a magical bridge in a green lush forest

I want to talk about

the things we try not to talk about

Why?

Because it is too painful

Because we do not wish to show

Our suffering

Our sadness

Our hopelessness

Our wounds

 

We are these things

We are our stories

Our lives

Our hopes and our hopelessness

We are allowed to FEEL
and to SPEAK

The TRUTH

Of who we are

And what we feel

ALL of it

The Ugly and the Beautiful

 

We are magnificent

Because we embrace

And embody

And transcend

Moment by moment

Our personal crushing sorrows

Our physical suffering

Our despair for the earth

And our unbearable disappointment in humanity

 

We are a living miracle

Falling and rising

Weeping and rejoicing

We do not have one without the other

We are our sorrows and our joys

We are the bitter and the sweet

We are the brokenhearted and the victorious

 

Let us proclaim it all

With reverence

Let us not run

From the deepest darkest places

For there and only there

shall we begin to find our way to the light