While I truly understand
resisting the rhythm of the Universe
is indeed foolish and fruitless....
I am hoping today
for a visit from spring......
In the meantime....
A Blessing of Solitude
May you recognize in your life the presence, power
and light of your soul.
May you realize that you are never alone,
that your soul in its brightness and belonging connects you
intimately with the rhythm of the universe.
May you have respect for your own individuality and difference.
May you realize that the shape of your soul is unique,
that you have a special destiny here,
that behind the facade of your life there is something
beautiful, good and eternal happening.
May you learn to see yourself with the same delight, pride,
and expectation which with God sees you in every moment.
John O'Donohue, Anam Cara