Enlightenment I Pursue

Going through some old poetry/songs I’ve written and I came across an old favorite:

Enlightenment I Pursue

Religion4All

 

In the jangled hours of evening

a fog of gathering fears ensue

frightening me toward

enlightenment, yet

beckoning to pursue.

~

I’ve calmed the dappled haze,

good God,

I’m able now

it’s true.

Come clang upon my

temple’s gong,

your blows only fill me

with new song.

These sounds no longer

shivers make

I’ll dance the night

until you wake

or at least until you’ve gone.

~

Happiness

is for the taking

there’s plenty to go

around,

unless you attempt

holding on to it

and then it is never

around.

~

In the jangled hours of evening

a fog of gathering fears ensue

frightening me toward

enlightenment

enlightenment

I pursue.

——-

Religion4All is an idea: that every human being (no matter their race, religion, sexuality, social status, lifestyle, or any other possible factor) is LOVED by God; just … as … they are.

We all are loved by God, and NO religion or person has a monopoly on it. Every single person on this planet is loved equally by God … SO many are cut off from God because they are told they don’t belong. God loves everyone … we ALL are beautiful creations … we don’t need to cringe when we hear the words “God”, or “religion”, or their judgments … God LOVES us all!

There is no requirement to change in order to be LOVED by God, or to LOVE God. God is LOVE, and LOVE is God … period. There is no one who God loves more than anyone else … there are only those who choose to LOVE more … to love God more, and consequently then to love each other more. In doing so, we grow closer to God … and know God.

By opening our hearts, and minds to God (free of boundaries like religion, or social trends); by LOVING God … we are exactly where we are meant to be. If we maintain that openness, never allowing any person or event to make us close our hearts, we will be guided by God to be who we are meant to be.

In that space of openness we can then live a life of LOVE, and be guided to where we are meant to be … forever in LOVE.

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