Life’s Two Fiery Questions!

May it be so?

Grand Reflections

May it be so
That we may know the waters of life
And the tree of life
are One
That those waters flow in our veins
Even as that tree is rooted in our souls
And that the men and women and children of the earth
Are one people
One family
Brothers and sisters
All
All creation
A mirror
For looking within
A window
For looking without
A portal
For entering
Spirit
For celebrating
Flesh
The two dancing partners
Of duality
Of Oneness
Where all is fodder
For learning
A world transforming
Of no-waste.
In such a world,
There are only two questions:
“What shall I feed myself, today:
Fear? or Love?”

And the second question is this:
“What shall I make of myself,
As a sacrifice of flesh and spirit,
With which to feed the world?”

Grand Canyon Fire

Lay these two questions gently,
Carefully,
Like two sacred aspen logs,
Upon the heart fire of your soul.
For with our answer,
We chose the Nature of the Fire
that will live in the hearth of our heart,
that will consume our lives,
that we will serve.
The choices are but two

though the blend of these we each create

is the art of our living:

Follow the Path of Joy
And stoke the Fires of Renewal and Re-Creation;

Follow the Way of Fear — of Insatiable Hunger,
The Way of Externalized Authority,
And the Fires of Armageddon
Will haunt you all the way
into your grave.

11 Responses to Life’s Two Fiery Questions!

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  3. Emily says:

    Hi Larry,
    I’m glad I know you. Thanks for the 2 fiery questions. I’d like to connect via email. Dinner on Sunday was enchanting and fulfilling. I’m hoping we’ll do more of that. -e-

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  10. Marian A. Shirin says:

    Good to meet you at Marc and Helen’s
    You have inspirited me…!

  11. Larry Glover says:

    Well Thank you, Shirin. Thanks a complement indeed… and you should know it’s a mutual inspiration!

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