Take Time to See Clearly

Posted by Joseph Grant on Nov 21, 2019 5:00:00 AM

Photo by Eris Setiawan on UnsplashIn this world darkened by despair and deep division,

we fumble dimly,

to see past self-interest, fears, and endless feuding.

But even looking down we can see beyond,

like the pilgrim seeking clarity

who found a limpid pool,

and bending down

glimpsed the Milky Way

mirrored in the deep.

Then gazing heavenward,

gaped and gasped

at the cosmic show above,

while awe-filled silence taught:

the stiller you become,

the clearer will your reflection be.

—from the book Wandering and Welcome: Meditations for Finding Peace by Joseph Grant

Wandering and Welcome by Joseph Grant

Categories: social justice, mindfulness, Wandering and Welcome