Relearning Our Loveliness


Relearning Our Loveliness

-Galway Kinnell  (excerp from Saint Francis and the Sow)

The bud stands for all things,

even for those things that don’t flower,

for everything flowers, from within, of self-blessing;

though sometimes it is necessary

to re-teach a thing its loveliness

to put a hand on the brow

of the flower,

and retell it in words and in touch,

it is lovely

until it flowers again from within, of self-blessing.

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  1. So true!Our inner-self needs re-confirmations and re-iterations….

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