Footprints in the Wind sm # 691

Footprints in the Windsm # 691

When Meg Wheatley says, I don’t know why it is, but when people tell their pain we all get hopeful, could this be what is going on? In some way, even when relating past pain, we are in the present, we are seeing the pain today and what we can do within this horizon to alleviate it. That is the life in it: within this horizon. The aboriginal truth is that the future is over the horizon, the past is foundation under our feet, and the present is what we can see within this horizon. So what we can see ourselves doing in this horizon—putting clothes over the naked person, gathering ladders and paint brushes, touching and meeting each other—is of the essence of hope. Within this horizon.

Within this horizon we can see the grass and the mud, the house and the trees, close by. Within this horizon we can see the clouds and the sky, the sun, neighbors. Within this horizon we can see stars and heavens and infinity, we can hear poetry and songs of spheres, the all there is reaching to meet us. Within this horizon.


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