Smoke and Mirrors

There is nothing and no one to chase after,

It’s all just smoke and mirrors.

If someone or something seems better than you,

or what you have,

You are just fooling yourself,

And not looking past the smoke and mirrors.

Stop running for a moment,

And peacefully take a look,

Within yourself.

You are completely ordinary,

And One with everyone else,

That’s what makes you wonderfully extraordinary.

Everything else is smoke and mirrors.

 

On Being

I am a being of love and light,

Nothing more, nothing less.

There is only One light and One love,

Streaming through us all.

I have the capacity to do,

Everything I need to do,

And the potential to be,

Everything I need to be.

In God’s time lies the promise,

Of so much more.

 

Forever God’s Children

Children are born,

With what lessons to learn,

We may never know?

These are their lessons to learn from and grow.

 

These are their struggles,

This is their pain,

Their triumphs,

Their victories and gains.

 

This is their path they must walk,

Often alone,

From their fresh clean start,

Till their old, worn out soles.

 

From innocent beginnings,

With knowledge may they grow,

In compassion, wisdom and faith,

The whole world to show.

 

So don’t be afraid you can’t love them enough,

To take away their every pain.

Remember, most loving Ma and Pa,

In pain there is gain.

 

With confidence and compassion,

May they grow up strong yet soft of heart,

For one without the other,

Is a miserable lot.

 

Fighting past their demons,

And mastering their shadow,

With brave steps, false steps, back steps,

And small steps.

 

At the end of the day,

Life will not leave them high and dry,

God’s love is right there,

 

 

However far off,  wide or high, deep or steep,

Or solid the brick wall,

Placed firmly at their feet…

 

Their success in assured.

God’s love, direction and protection,

Is for your precious child,

Forever theirs to keep.