delight by jamie marich
I AM a feather on the breath of God
Feathers come in different sizes, shapes,
colors and textures
God uses my uniqueness
to radiate the world
I AM one feather, and i delight
in the feather that i am.
I AM a flute through which the
wind of the hours plays music
There are a variety of flutes on this earth:
Different tones, different timbers
God uses my sometimes klunky instrument
to play in the symphony
I AM one flute, and i delight
in the flute that i am.
I AM a being through which the Divine river flows
All rivers return to the ocean,
Taking different routes to get there
God has wound my river on a
weird and wonderful path
I AM one river, and i delight
in the river that i am.
-Poetry and artwork by Dr. Jamie Marich,
based on lines from St. Hildegard of Bingen, Khalil Gibran, and Rainer Maria Rilke
Ann Marie Risteen
2/27/2020 06:30:58 am
Beautiful! I just blissfully moved to a riverside home, loving "River of Life" analogies;honoring bittersweet memories as my 20 year old adult belting out Joni Mitchell's "I wish I had a River/I could Skate Away On"...My wish came true! yet no longer needing IT (river) to get away from THAT life. I brought healed ME to live at the banks of IT!
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