”To all that is chaotic in you…”

 

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“To all that is chaotic in youlet there come silence.

Let there be a calming of the clamoring,
a stilling of the voices that have laid their claim on you,
that have made their home in you,

that go with you even to the holy places but will not let you rest,
will not let you hear your life with wholeness or feel the grace that fashioned you.

Let what distracts you cease.
Let what divides you cease.
Let there come an end to what diminishes and demeans,
and let depart all that keeps you in its cage.

Let there be an opening into the quiet that lies beneath the chaos,
where you find the peace you did not think possible and see what shimmers within the storm.”

—John O’Donohue, from “To Bless the Space Between Us”

 

shared by Moro

title: “The Visitor” by artist: purplekecleon @http://www.deviantart.com/art/The-Visitor-183687678

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6 thoughts on “”To all that is chaotic in you…”

    • Bless you. I’m sorry that this is your last post but I’m sure you have your reasons… Thank you, you humble me and this blog by choosing this post to share as your last post. ❤

      • Thank you, but I have to confess my choice of words wasn’t very good. What I meant was that given the topic of my latest post, the poem was very relevant. I’ll still be posting 🙂 thank you xx

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