As a husband embraces his wife's body in faithful tenderness, so the bare
ground and trees are embraced by the still, high, light of the morning. I feel
an ache of longing to share in this embrace, to be united and absorbed. A
longing like carnal desire, but directed towards earth, water, sky, and returned
by the whispers of the trees, the fragrance of the soil, the caresses of the
wind, the embrace of water and light. Content? No, no, no -- but refreshed,
rested -- while waiting.
- Dag Hammarskjold
This morning the surgeon cuts away the pain. It is reasonable to expect that I should be sleeping quite a bit over the weekend.
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As the anesthesiologist has me count to 10 - my plan is to pray that all who visit here know the peace and tranquility that is all around. Seek reasons to open your eyes and heart. The observant and wise will find-
When life is hard- know that pressure is how Diamonds are formed.
When depression rains down- understand that the tears of heaven quench the forests.
Whatever life brings- embrace that you are alive. Thank God for that-
Images by Gene Sasse