no less than extraordinary love

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Sometimes, you need the ocean light,
and colors you’ve never seen before
painted through an evening sky.

Sometimes you need your God
to be a simple invitation,
not a telling word of wisdom.

Sometimes you need only the first shyness
that comes from being shown things
far beyond your understanding,

so that you can fly and become free
by being still and by being still here.

And then there are times you need to be
brought to ground by touch
and touch alone.

To know those arms around you
and to make your home in the world.
just by being wanted.

To see those eyes looking back at you,
as eyes should see you at last,

seeing you, as you always wanted to be seen,
seeing you, as you yourself
had always wanted to see the world.

~David Whyte

ok. just move and offer kindness. remember you are loved. remember that others count on you to feel love.

inquiry for today~   offer more today. see what happens. report back. try again.

There are moments that cry out to be fulfilled.
Like, telling someone you love them.
Or giving your money away, all of it.

Your heart is beating, isn’t it?
You’re not in chains, are you?

There is nothing more pathetic than caution
when headlong might save a life,
even, possibly, your own.

~Mary Oliver

2 thoughts on “no less than extraordinary love

  1. All of this post is exquisitely beautiful and meaningful to me. Thank you so much. I know that in surface ways we come from different places, but our hearts have met the same Love and know that is what life is about. Blessings.

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