Sit back, relax, and focus on a cool breeze washing over you during this guided meditation led by Julie Potiker. She completes the meditation with the poem, " The Once Invisible Garden," by Laura Foley.
The Once Invisible Garden, by Laura Foley.
How did I come to be
this particular version of me,
and not some other, this morning
of purple delphiniums blooming,
like royalty - destined
to meet these three dogs
asleep at my feet, and not others -
this soft summer morning,
sitting on her screened porch
become ours, our wind chime,
singing of wind and time
feeding bees and filling me-
and more abundance to come:
basil, tomatoes, zucchini.
What luck or fate, instinct,
or grace brought me here? -
In shade, beneath hidden stars,
a soft, summer morning,
seeing with my whole being,
love made visible.
"The Once Invisible Garden", by Laura Foley, from "How to Love the World: Poems of Gratitude and Hope, edited by James Crews.
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