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Everyone Buds

Everyone buds.
But not everyone blossoms.
The difference is in the listening.
When the Soul calls us,
And we are all called,
We answer and begin to open
To the Light,
Or we turn deaf ears and abort the journey.

It is the way of Grace
To mercifully ignore our willful deafness
And call us anew
Every day
Every moment
Until at last we respond.

This then, my friend
Is that moment, your moment,
To stop
And listen again
With your heart's ears.

Your Soul calls you now
To risk opening
To all the fierce blossoming
That begs to be born in you.
This Sound is the One
You have waited all your life to hear.

Stand up now
And let it fill you.
There is nothing else to do.

Matthew Anderson   Reflections on Rumi


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orchid "and the time came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom." Anais Nin.

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