(Inspired by the awesome beauty of
Lake Louise in the Canadian Rockies.)
off your shoes
and reverence the place.
Shed your too tight skin
and ride the winds that swell
the breast and waken the spirit.
Let your eyes sip and suck,
sate the desire sifting ever the dross
in search of gold. Stake your claim
alongside these others, then dare
go forth alone with courage
to share the fire reignited
deep within your soul.
© 2007 Dennis Ference
My new book of original inspirational verses, From the Water’s Edge, is now available from https://www.createspace.com/6040109 and http://www.amazon.com/dp/1530558018.
Perhaps only Nature’s
can rightly see
© 2015 Dennis Ference
Photo: © 2014 Lily Brock
(A lighthearted take on one of the amazing
“small” manifestations of the Creative Presence
we so take for granted. First posted 6/23/14.)
i celebrate the scab big and small
sacrament accessible to one and all
reminder we are more than machines
equally helpful to beggars and queens
it stays no longer than required
with little fanfare it’s retired
a creation of promise and salubrious dreams
a little miracle built into our genes
so all hail the scab and praise to its maker
in the business of health it’s a mover and shaker
© 2005 Dennis Ference
(An excerpt from the inspirational blog of Bill Tonnis. Check it out at http://www.billtonnismusic.com/.)
The beautiful sunrise; Singing birds; Blue skies; The mind-boggling, expanding size of the universe; A warm hug; Laughter with a friend; The savory taste of your favorite food; The fragrant aroma of flowers; The emotional sounds of your favorite songs; The feeling you get when someone reaches out to you with compassion or forgiveness; What other sign do we need that there is a Loving Source behind it all? Why not drop any cynicism and simply believe? Deep down…there is a Love that refuses to let us go. It is the source of our deep yearning for unconditional acceptance and love. Abide in this never-ending wellspring of Goodness.