Tag: eternity

JOY – We have lived! We have loved!

JOY – We have lived! We have loved!

Grief, Joy, Poetry
  “It is best as one grows older to strip oneself of possessions, to shed oneself downward like a tree, to be almost wholly earth before one dies.” Sylvia Townsend Warner, Lolly Willowes or the Loving Huntsman [recommended] On May 28, 2014 our Group for people with life-threatening illnesses celebrated the lives of those who have already passed on. I was unable to attend the memorial service due to bronchitis, but I celebrated all those people and two of my family with the poem I share below. Our Group is comprised of people from several different religious traditions and is hosted by our local Insight Meditation Center. The group was founded and is run by a Buddhist chaplain who has been very kind and is a stalwart friend to each of us. Though I continue to follow the progress o

time

Haiku, Poetry, Post-a-Day, Spirituality, Theology
  Infinite Enigma: Salvador Daliyesterday, but soon infinite and finitude eternal trickster at once, but not yet history and fantasy eternal riddle   witnessed, but unseen granite and ethereal eternal comfort                        Daily Haiku #27 Word Challenge:  eternity The Haiku Challenge