This time of year usually makes me miss summer and the longer
days. I look forward to the Winter Solstice for us to gain a minute of
light everyday. With the sun setting around 4:30 in the afternoon and
our nights getting longer, I think about how the darkness can affect us.
And by darkness, I don't mean anything that is evil or sinister. It
is actually an opportunity to look at things differently because our sight and
reactions must be different when the stillness arrives.
There is ...
One of my favorite movies is "Wanted" starring Angelina Jolie. It's an action movie, very heavy on the action aspects. It shows the transformation of one character, Wesley, as his life gets turned upside down when he learns, and ultimately embraces, who he truly is.
There is a line from that movie that always sticks with me. In explaining why Fox (Angelina Jolie) joins "The Fraternity" of Assassins, she says to Wesley, "We don't know how far the ripples of our decisions go."
We think ...
Find your peaceBe in the centerMore than you knowThis place is yours
Be the ownerOver the othersBlend with the UniverseRise above the rest
Experience the BlissThe childlike wonderDraped in starsFollowed by overwhelming light
More to it allOpen your eyesYou can grasp itAnd make it real
It’s all about youWhere you find itWhere you keep itWhat’s in your soul
Look there nowDon’t be afraidThere are magnificent sightsWaiting to be seen.
Copyright 2012, Mary D’Alba (Spiritualitygirl)