This was originally posted as a guest post on a favorite website of mine, Abbey of the Arts (thank you Christine Valters-Paintner!). What a delight to be given opportunity to share one’s life among kindred spirits in the grand dance that is our eternal redemption.
Please, please, please, if you haven’t already done so, be sure to visit Christine and the rest of us Monk-Artists at the Abbey. Come visit/like the Facebook page as well. You’ll be so glad you did. I promise.
A Celt in a Kilt and the Beautiful Mundane
By Robert Alan Rife
I am the dusty ground, low and dry
thirsty for the imprint of holy feet.
Despoil with radiant prints, this virgin ground.
You are the rain, falling deftly
upon my brown soil. Now is left
your footprint on this ground.
I am the ashen leaves, curling and broken
awaiting but a whisper. For…
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