A trickle of water swirls gracefully along the roadside,
moving in response to the geography of the moment.
Standing there, looking down,
I sense similar movement in my vessels and cells.
I feel kin to all,
a swirl in the stream of life.
This is my starting point, and my ending point:
swirling is marvelous for me, and I need nothing more.
Perhaps you raise your eyes to the sky and beyond,
seeking there what I seek here.
If so, our notions differ but this need not separate us:
my swirling water flows into your ocean of light and love.
We unite in worshiping and witnessing, and . . .
Oh joy! . . . a Quaker way opens for all.
1 thought on “Thinking about Concepts of God”
Beautiful, Os. Thanks so much for sharing!
Comments on Friendsjournal.org may be used in the Forum of the print magazine and may be edited for length and clarity.