Wish

As life shifts,
from those good times
To more challenging,
Less satisfying times,
There’s something we can try.

We can remember
Our appreciation of it’s perfection…
Our appreciation and the feeling …
That feeling we had
When things were really good.

As we let our minds wander
around those memories that make us feel invincible..
Those thoughts that fill us with joy,
And strength,
And the trust in harmony,
And in sweet dreams,
And in our own good hearts..

Very soon, as if by magic..
Those things we love,
Will show up in a brand new way
In a brand new place.

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Ready For Change

The magic of you racing to uncover it, forced it to emerge into the sun

We were on a path,

Well worn,

Well marked,

Pretty enough,

Sufficient even,

Safe and predictable.

You left in a hurry,

With excitement and expectation.

I followed you,

Scared you may fall.

We raced together.

I tried to slow you down at first,

Battling thoughts in my head.

Do I stop you?

Do I put you back on the path of all known things

Where the familiar would comfort my fear,

Or do I run with you?

You just seemed to know that something wonderful beckoned,

the magic of you racing to uncover it, forced it to emerge into the sun

As though it could sense your arrival, all with perfect divine timing,

As you chose to listen to your inner being,

You were set free.

Free to explore.

Free to become the explorer you were born to be.

You would follow your heart,

And I would follow you.

What we found was what the universe wishes for us all,

To see life from a new perspective.

To find freedom.

To feel adventurous.

We were not bound to the rules

Of a place we didn’t fit in.

We embraced this journey,

Each step creating a new path in perfect harmony with our unique spirit.

We sat down together

And rocked back and forth,

Listening to the water flowing by.

The air around us was cold,

But we were warm and cozy like two kittens snuggled by a fire.

You were happy.

You were smiling.

You didn’t need to follow an old path through a familiar place.

You needed to be free to run and seek.

To lead us

To the beauty only you could find.

May I always be witness to the glorious life that unfolds around you,

As you create your own roads in this spectacular world.

It is ready for change.

The Embers

Love lives, as the fires sleep..

Within each of us

are the embers.

They ignite with love.

to light the way,

for our soul to journey

confidently.

There is the ember of wonder,

the ember of hope,

the ember of trust,

the ember of forgiveness,

the ember of gratitude,

the ember of creativity,

the ember of harmony~

Be open to receiving love.

It flutters in on the wings of

a butterfly,

It pours from the laughter of

children,

It circles you with a strangers

smile,

It finds you in a dream,

It catches you in unbelievable days,

and helps you believe~

Love creates light

Love dissolves fear,

Love lives as the fires sleep,

and will wake you…

again and again.

 

 

 

Love From Mom

I’m here. I need you to know.

I see you my child.

~Precious soul I miss too big to explain.

I’m here. I need you to know.

~I replay moments that we shared, and ones I’ve dreamed.

For you I’m just a scent and just a song away.

~For me you’re a whisper, a smile, a big step forward when I’m afraid and tired.

Yes.  I see you being so brave.  I’m there.  

For you I live in stories that you read and remember how they were told to you while I held you in my arms.

~There’s nothing like that safe warm dream of together.

I wish for it every second I’m still.  

I beg for it back when I’m worn out.  

When I don’t have anything left to hide all that stuff I keep underneath.  

Those days will come.

I’ll be there to help you hold that heavy feeling so it won’t weigh you down.

Those days will go.

You’ll find peace in a memory and laughter will soon follow.

You’ll find peace knowing our souls are forever meant to be.  

I’m right here…

Just on the other side of the thinnest wall where you can still feel my presence.

Still hear my laugh.

Still feel your heart thumping when you see my eyes light up for you.

A momma’s love who knows you through and through and treasures every bit.

You didn’t lose that.

It was, and it is.

This love exists in a realm surpassing life and death.

Long after we must part

It will wrap you up, like a warm towel after a hot bath.

It will sing you to sleep.

It will wake you when the sky is so beautifully blue that you simply must not miss it.

It will guide you with the sparkling sun.

It will remind you with the most delicious bloom under a peculiar tree.

It will gather your fears and send them soaring with the birds high above this wild world.

Don’t worry my dear.  I am right here.

I was on top of the world from the day I knew we would be together

and I am still ….

Right here.

On top of the world.

Watching over you,

every step of the way.

Keep on being brave my lil one.

It matters.

The tough parts are little bridges

that we must trust and

we must cross.

They don’t go on forever.

They just get us to the good stuff.

I hope you do the things you love today.  

Will you go for a drive?

Will you walk through the garden?  

I know in some way you will help others, it’s what feeds your soul…

Make yourself smile cuz that’s the time I love the most. 🙂

Love you always, forever, and still,

~mom