wonder

wonder

note to self

wonder thrives here
its comfortable home
inward, noticing
the movement
of consciousness

wonder in the midst of
the ten thousand things
is tougher these days
if I pay close attention,
even there I find
small blazes of kindness

fan those! bring
forbearance, goodwill
courtesy, too
shimmer with love
everyone suffers

then dive back inside
rest in the big field
attend fear, the feeling itself
it actually won’t eat you
can resistance soften?
who notices?
bring wonder to that

disclaimer: I’m writing a poem a day. These are drafts—they may never turn into anything more or they might flower.
I write “notes to self” to jolt myself awake. Simple reminders, again and again.

4 Comments

Filed under Awakening, Daily reminders, feelings, Kashmiri Shaivism, Love, memoir, Musings, Non-duality, nonduality, Poetry, spirituality

4 responses to “wonder

  1. Love the theme of Wonder…like alchemy …

  2. Katy Brown

    I love reading your daily posts. It’s like a little visit with you every day! After such a long time – it’s so good to see you!

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