Vestigia Nulla Retrorsum*

(*Footprints do not go backwards) My eyes rest forward settling on a limitless  horizon immense before me; I’ve stumbled and crawled– my knees buckled — fallen  flat-out — my face to dirt — and defiantly laid myself  down idle by the wayside, just watching the world  pass by, but in the stillness  resides patience, the EternalContinue reading “Vestigia Nulla Retrorsum*”

Awakening Thanks

Grief-lined faces fill my mind … scattering my dreams as I shun  sleep again…. I know this worn  path; once smooth  stones become  unclimbable when in weakness we bear every affliction alone. Hefting our own pains, we laden  on struggles  of others, barnacles  of immense weight, but there is ease when we release  all miseryContinue reading “Awakening Thanks”