Mindful by Mary Oliver

mindful

Every day
….I see or hear
……..something
…………that more or less

kills me
….with delight,
……..that leaves me
…………like a needle

in the haystack
….of light.
……..It was what I was born for –
…………to look, to listen,

to lose myself
….inside this soft world –
……..to instruct myself
…………over and over

in joy, 
….and acclamation.
……..Nor am I talking
…………about the exceptional,

the fearful, the dreadful,
….the very extravagant –
……..but of the ordinary,
…………the common, the very drab,

the daily presentations.
….Oh, good scholar,
……..I say to myself,
…………how can you help

but grow wise
….with such teachings
……..as these –
…………the untrimmable light

of the world,
….the ocean’s shine,
……..the prayers that are made
…………out of grass?

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About Maria Hill

Founder of Magic Of Joy, Sensitive Evolution, and author of The Emerging Sensitive: A Guide For Finding Your Place In The World, and creator of the Emerging Sensitive Program and the Magic Of Joy Program. The Magic of Joy provides a pathway so people can shift from a fear-based life to a joy-based one. It clears the negative inheritance of the past, rebalances the masculine and feminine energies, provides energy practices for gentle and profound shifts, aligns mind, body, emotions, and energy, and helps you reclaim and express your real self. Based on important cultural and personal development frameworks and healing modalities, the result is a transformation that helps you manifest a grounded, freer, and joy-based life.

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