Balanced Mind with Julie Potiker

Balanced Mind with Julie Potiker

Orb Healing Light Compassion Meditation

March 28, 2022

Your focus during this compassion meditation will be the healing light of an orb. Julie Potiker completes the meditation with the poem, 'We Are Of A Tribe,' by Alberto Rios.

We Are Of A Tribe, by Alberto Rios

We plant seeds in the ground

And dreams in the sky,


Hoping that, someday, the roots of one

Will meet the upstretched limbs of the other.


It has not happened yet.

We share the sky, all of us, the whole world:


Together, we are a tribe of eyes that look upward,

Even as we stand on uncertain ground.


The earth beneath us moves, quiet and wild,

Its boundaries shifting, its muscles wavering.


The dream of sky is indifferent to all this,

Impervious to borders, fences, reservations.


The sky is our common home, the place we all live.

There we are in the world together.


The dream of sky requires no passport.

Blue will not be fenced. Blue will not be a crime.


Look up. Stay awhile. Let your breathing slow.

Know that you always have a home here.


Poem copyright ©2014 by Alberto Rios, "We Are of a Tribe," from Poetry of Presence: An

Anthology of Mindfulness Poems, (Grayson Books, 2017).

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