The Time When Light Won

Staircase praise

If at first
You don’t reach the light
Try, try again,
For the light is not found fleeting,
Yet we are,
Our thoughts lost
In insincere and meandering ways,
Victims of the chaos that surrounds
With no preference to whom it takes asunder
In the throes of life

And so, we must not give up hope
Or lose ourselves to fear,
No matter how justified,
For these are the days of fortitude
And progress through transgression,
These are the days when we will recall
To our children’s children
The time when Light won

©SpiritLed 2017

Gathering of the Flame

Attraction

This light, so hard to carry
This light, so difficult to bear

At times, more a burden than a blessing
More a challenge than an easy road

And yet our hearts still call us to the flame
As moths endure their sacred dance

To fly despite the burning
Strip down the wings but not the character

Nor the pollination of beauty,
Keeping light alive

Even with burnt wings
Even when hope seems futile

The gathering of the flame
Is our birthright and our quest

©SpiritLed 2017

Mystery

Photo with person and angel wings

You’re here for a purpose
Lifetimes in the making
Converging now in this time,
This place,

For reasons of ancient intent and current necessity,
Your purpose now partially appearing
From behind the shroud of your mind,
Whispering hints as you manage,
Never giving up hope,
Always fighting back fear,

The world a vast mystery in the palm of your hand
Secure in your knowledge of purpose and reason
Yet “what,” “why,” and “how,”
These are the questions unanswered,

Revealed in due time
With the precision of angels
Brought down for the peace of this world

©SpiritLed 2017

Keeping Hope Alive

Natural heart shape in a barbed wire fence on cloudscape background. Flock of birds flying through heart. Love, freedom, peace, hope and compassion concepts.

Do you hear the bells ring?
Do you hear the children sing?
Keeping hope alive

In the dark night of transition
When change electrifies our hearts
How do you keep hope alive?

The days march on in untimed cadence
With the songs of fighting in our hearts
Hope no longer seems to be alive

Deep inside the whispers grow, become a mighty roar
Reverberating through our very nature
We are the ones who keep hope alive

Forward moving, never stalling, reaching out a hand
Shining light in this dark land
Keeping hope alive

©SpiritLed 2017

Big Dreams

Earth and Sun

Big horizon
Big dreams
Little cries of hopelessness
Against far-off scenes

Dreams so real
Yet seemingly too big
Hope for some humanity
Set against the fires of change

Burning out of control
In the forest of our hearts
Taking whatever is in its path
Cleansing all we think we know

Heat can take down big dreams
If hope does not prevail
Kept safe in the cool waters of faith and love
And the vision of a distant horizon always there

©SpiritLed 2016