Reflection is in solitary –

wholeness for the self.

Transcendence is for community –

oneness in the other.

Exploring the darkness despite fear…

expectantly waiting.

Imploring the lightness for respite peace…

without demanding.

Contemplation centers –

twisting and turning mind and body.

Rumination rounds –

pushing and pulling  soul and heart.

“Oops” affirms accountability

and I change.

Quid pro quo yields responsibility

and God changes.

Mindfulness sees the possible

and embraces the need

Mindfulness dreams the impossible

and satisfies the want

Published by carlfmaulbeck

In the movie "Harvey", Elwood P Dowd, played by Jimmy Stewart, explains coping with the world this way: "Years ago my mother used to say to me, she'd say, 'In this world, Elwood, you must be' - she always called me Elwood - 'In this world, Elwood, you must be oh so smart or oh so pleasant.' Well, for years I was smart. I recommend pleasant. You may quote me." Well, for years I was smart, oh so very smart, I too recommend pleasant - Trust the harmony

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