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Easter Exultet!

Friday, April 06, 2012

The Glorious Grand Tetons and Wildflowers


Shake out your qualms.
Shake up your dreams.
Deepen your roots.
Extend your branches.
Trust deep water
and head for the open,
even if your vision
shipwrecks you.
Quit your addiction
to sneer and complain.
Open a lookout.
Dance on a brink.
Run with your wildfire.
You are closer to glory
leaping an abyss
than upholstering a rut.
Not dawdling.
Not doubting.
Intrepid all the way
Walk toward clarity.
At every crossroad
Be prepared
to bump into wonder.
Only love prevails.
En route to disaster
insist on canticles.
Lift your ineffable
out of the mundane.
Nothing perishes;
nothing survives;
everything transforms!
Honeymoon with Big Joy!

~ James Broughton ~
(Sermons of the Big Joy)

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    I have been behind in your blogs obviously! This was lovely, thank you so much.
    2171 days ago
    Again you dear Maha bring beauty, joy and inspiration to my life!
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    Peace, blessings, and love to you!!!
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    2175 days ago
    Exultant and lovely!
    2175 days ago
    Oh, how lovely! :)
    2176 days ago
    emoticon Beautiful poem from a beautiful Lady!! Happy Easter.
    2176 days ago
    Beautiful poem for a beautiful spring day read from a beautiful Spark friend! emoticon
    2177 days ago
    Oh how I needed this one! To transcend fears and worries...blow by them and just let the SPARKS FLY!

    Thank you so much for sharing such inspirations, 'Maha!

    2177 days ago
  • SUNNY332
    Be Blessed today.....

    Today is Good Friday !
    Someone asks 'Why do we call it good?'
    It was the agonizing death of an innocent Man for crimes he did not commit.
    We cannot bear to see His suffering on a rough hewn cross.
    In the words of Isaiah we agree...
    "We hid our faces from Him, He was despised and we did not esteem Him."
    Is. 53:3b

    But, look again.

    The Man who died never did anything wrong.
    That was GOOD ...
    As the sacrificial Passover Lamb the Man was perfect , without blemish.
    That was GOOD
    The Man willingly gave His life to save others.
    That was GOOD
    The Man even as He hung on the cross spoke comforting words to sinners ...
    "Father, forgive them... " and ...
    "Today you will be with Me in paradise.. "
    That was GOOD
    His Father in heaven was watching ...
    He knew Sunday was coming and it would reveal God's ancient plan.
    and He said...
    "It is GOOD!"
    2177 days ago
  • SUE_2U
    Oh I love this one! I used to read it every year. Thank you so much for posting this and reminding me of it. One of my very favorite poems!
    2177 days ago
    Beautiful! So applicable to what needs to be prescribed in life: an overhaul of what's no longer useful; of what holds back and hinders and causes pain and dis-ease, and a launching--full dive--into the unknown with clarity of faith that love will paint a great picture of life (because it does). Thanks for sharing : )
    2178 days ago
    Exultet iam angelica turba caelorum:
    exultent divina mysteria:
    et pro tanti Regis victoria tuba insonet salutaris.

    Happy Easter to you, MAHA! emoticon emoticon emoticon
    2178 days ago
  • K-PO110
    Quit your addiction
    to sneer and complain.

    You are closer to glory
    leaping an abyss
    than upholstering a rut.

    Thank you, thank you - messages I wish I could gift to everyone everyday.

    Have a great weekend Maha, and thank you as always for the inspiration.

    2178 days ago
    Thanks for sharing. That was beautiful!
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    2178 days ago
  • DAISY443
    "Be prepared to bump into wonder" How often we forget this and miss the wonder!
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