a garden

June 13, 2009

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My heart is the place
Where I work each morning
I plow, plant and sow
The seeds are chosen with care
I visualize the fruit
 
“Loneliness is a desert
Solitude is a garden”*
The mind must be cared for well
I now have a choice
 
My soul is quiet
In the stillness I listen
Waiting patiently
 
© Terry S. Smith
written February 10, 2009
 
* Henri Nouwen
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