Serendipity

We had crossed roads

Once upon a time

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We gave each other a hand

Without noticing

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You held my hand a little bit longer than intended

I looked back, and smiled

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Just a moment our eyes crossed

They dreamed away for a moment

longer than intended

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Before we continued our roads

Both into a separate way

The Tree

Little tree

Beautiful flowers

Trying to get sunlight

Too many other trees

Bigger trees

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Trying to get bigger, taller

Just so it can touch more sunlight

Just so it can touch the sky

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But they thought it was becoming too wild

It’s not elegant for the tree to grow outside of its lanes

They cut of parts of its branches so it will grow within the space meant for it

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Covered in the shadow of the trees planted in front of it

The tree struggled even more to meet the light

Trying to feel the light, just so it can grow

Just so it can stay alive

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Many years later, the tree did not grow very much bigger

But the flowers continued to bloom beautifully every year

On the small trunk carrying them all

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They continued to cut the branches so the little flowers will look beautiful

If only the tree could grow even bigger, how pretty will the tree of flowers look!

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The storm came and withered the flowers away

But the trunk remained, despite its fragility

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Until the fire after the storm, burned down the remains of the trunk

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Now we have to start all over again, the roots thought

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Despite the lack of sun, despite the storm and the fire, despite the desire of the tree to grow higher and feel its leaves flying in the sky

The tree grew into the ground

Stronger and firmer than any storm could defeat

Nurtured and entangled with all essence of life

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What is essential is invisible to the eye

It is that very essence that kept the tree alive

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And when there is life…

Meditations II

The glorious vista surrounding me

I felt Your embrace

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How You’ve always given me the best You could give

How You’ve taken away what I needed to become

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The One You intended when You created me

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You shielded me from danger when You put me in the storm

Just to train my character, without allowing me to perish

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Your love, all-encompassing

Like an embrace, thus comforting

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That made me forget, if there was ever another version

Before You

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In the presence of Your silence

You trust me to continue to walk towards You

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Crossing the distractions along the way

As You reached Your hand to me

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And I gave mine to You

Sanctus

Starry night

Empty street

The sound of my hills

Touching the pavement

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Solitary, yet never alone

Tranquility overcome

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Somewhere with Your grace

I discovered the real me

Destiny

Everything meant for me, God shall reveal in time.

Everything that’s not good for me, God shall protect me from.

So all that I do, every step I take, will lead me back to Him.

Seasonal Change

There’s a time for peace,

There’s a time for war,

There’s a time to love,

There’s a time to fight,

There’s a time to reflect,

There’s a time to let go.

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Everything I never intended,

Shall never materialise.

Anything that’s not real

Shall surely evaporate in time.

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May everything I do henceforth

Be pure, good, and lovely,

Acceptable as an offer

All to the glory of God.