On Prayer

Posted on Friday, July 8, 2011 in General

gold field

On Prayer

You ask me how to pray to someone who is not.
All I know is that prayer constructs a velvet bridge
And walking it we are aloft, as on a springboard,
Above landscapes the color of ripe gold
Transformed by a magic stopping of the sun.
That bridge leads to the shore of Reversal
Where everything is just the opposite and the word ‘is’
Unveils a meaning we hardly envisioned.
Notice: I say we: there, every one, separately,
Feels compassion for others entangled in the flesh
And knows that if there is no other shore
We will walk that aerial bridge all the same.

-Czeslaw Milosz

Prayer can be an amazing experience.

Anything is possible when I place my intention on the right things and am open and receptive to “someone who is not”/the Creator Spirit/God’s ever unfolding plan.

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