The excerpt of this poem reminds me of my journey from affluence, consumption, and over-indulgence to poverty, scarcity, and deprivation.
On my way back to true wealth and abundance, I took with me only those deeply satisfying things and experiences I could afford in my poverty.
The rest I left far behind, after initially thinking as I lost them that I would die without them. The identity that grasped at worthiness died.
In its place, I found the essence of myself that is all of us – the magnificently flawed humanness and the gifted divinity.
That essence needs only to look within and around this glorious planet and to savor what is already present, most full of love, most nourishing, and must be available to all of us.Continue Reading