with the power of your virtue. Let your gift-giving love
and your knowledge serve the meaning of the earth.
Thus I beg and beseech you. Do not let them fly away
from earthly things and beat with their wings against
eternal walls. Alas, there has always been so much
virtue that has flown away. Lead back to the earth the
virtue that flew away ... back to the body, back to life,
that it may give the earth a meaning ...
Verily, the earth shall yet become a site of recovery
and even now a new fragrance surrounds it, bringing
salvation - and a new hope.
- FRIEDRICH NIETZSCHE
The temple bell
but the sound keeps
out of the flowers.
Staying close to the earth is so healing ... breathing deeply the air, digging toes
into the sand, running fingers through blades of fresh grass.
Life can be so busy, and this world so electronic!!
Mother Earth carries a deeper history,
a depth of connection,
a true Spirit of life ....
right there for the connection ....
if I so choose!
and, I do!!