Love what you love


Love what you love,
all the more fiercely because it will not last forever.

Cherish each moment,
all the more precious because grace is fleeting.

Seek not triumph, but balance;
not the straight trajectory upwards, but the circle,
the turning wheel that brings us back to fruitful earth
where the only constant is our continual choice and ability to love.

Starhawk, Summer Solstice 2012
Contribution to On Faith, Washington Post  


Image: lisaluv

About Jim

Night sky watcher; a mobile bit of earth's body. One foot lingering in Lower Cañoncito's piñon-juniper foothills at the southern tip of the Rockies, the edge of the Great Plains stretching away from the mouth of our little valley a couple miles downstream. The other foot re-rooting into the Land of the White Pines, home of my blood and bones, amidst the coastal plain and glacial hills and ponds of southern Maine, between the North Atlantic and the bones of the ancient Appalachian Mountains.

Posted on 2012/07/24, in Nourishing Words. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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