Three gentle cat companions
have gathered on my lap this morning
to snuggle with me before the fire.
Their warm homey-ness is a grounding influence.
High up above, and out on a limb,
a chipper squirrel is enjoying breakfast.
His aspiration is to a greater height.
The problems of the world can wait until another day
for their solution and resolution.
My internal musings,
random and unsettled,
are drifting away with the smoke,
along with the provocation of speech.
Both are sacrificial offerings of Love
to and for all that is.
The simplicity of this life is quite apparent
when the obstruction of ideas and mindless orations
Full embodiment and grateful awareness
allow the totality of rest
in the beauty of Now.
eternally and infinitely.
In silence is great repose.