Sunday reflection . . . . Whoever you are, no matter how lonely,

Please read and enjoy the amazing poem.


…Tell me about despair, yours, and I will tell you mine.
Meanwhile the world goes on.
Meanwhile the sun and the clear pebbles of the rain
are moving across the landscapes, 
over the prairies and the deep trees,
the mountains and the rivers.
Meanwhile the wild geese, high in the clean blue air,
are heading home again.
Whoever you are, no matter how lonely, 
the world offers itself to your imagination,
calls to you like the wild geese, harsh and exciting 
over and over announcing your place 
in the family of things.

~Mary Oliver, (Wild Geese) 

Painting by R Kyllo
Text & image source: Shalem Institute

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