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Oceans of Love

We often swim in oceans,

Hoping to find one that moves our current

Just in the right direction

Hoping to find one that always sees us with loving eyes

And helps us to see ourselves in greater ways

Love is this mutual support

That reminds us that We are love

And helps us to express this exquisite energy

To channel this vast ocean of delight

Into feelings that can be received

by open arms.

You now both swim together

Feeling held in love’s bay.

You are amongst the lucky ones

Whom have met their soulmate

in just the right conditions

for sharing your lives

by uniting in this holy matrimony.

 

May you explore the oceans of love

Deepening your commitment

By diving many leagues down

To dwell in the stillness of what is infinite

By becoming the essence of compassion

 

When we truly understand another,

We receive them, fully

Just as the ocean receives what swims in it

Receive then, receive with open arms

And remain receptive, like the water

That always makes space for change.

Be sturdy, like the land

That is like an eternal vase

Holding the energy of acceptance.

Be generous,

Like the sun

That warms us even in the winter.

And remain playful in your hearts

As you swim together in the oceans of love

 

Love as Living Art

Love wants to come out

Wants to demonstrate

Wants to caress

Wants to march

To run

To dance

It has no boundaries

It’s only desire, to be expressed

Some translate love into art

Into writing

Into cooking

Into sailing

Into dancing

Into singing

Some care for others

Some feed animals

Some feed people

Some travel around the world

And look at things

Some make it a big deal

Others express love quietly

In their own unique way

Unseen by most.

A couple to be married

Expresses their Love to each other

And makes an art of that

They exquisitely care for the other

They communicate impeccably

The uniting of their lives

is a holy undertaking

It is a living art

They have to give life to Understanding

Life to Compassion

Life to being Good Listeners

Life to being Good Enthusiasts

They have to bring Support

into each other’s lives

Helping the other reach their Dreams

some of which they share

others of which are uniquely their own.

They lead other couples by example

“Look!” they remind

“Look what Love can create!”

And their Love is alive because it is creative

It moves, it breathes,

it becomes all of who they are

They learn together every facet

of what Love means

Their life journey becomes the discovery of Love

in all that they do

in all that they are.

Marriage then, is not only about

Committing to one another,

it is about expressing Love

as Living Art

It moves, it grows, it learns

It teaches, it creates expansion

It pushes open the heart-center

from horizon to way past horizon.

Let this Love take you Home

to your True Selves

Let it wash away all that no longer serves

Let it expand your heart

so that your actions are infused with Grace

Let is saturate you

so that your state of being

becomes like a flowering poem

rhyming in all the right places

and pausing to allow feelings

at all the right times.

Let this Love become who you are

Learn to share it

as Living Art

that has no museum

but is displayed everywhere you are

letting the vibration of Love

pave the Way for all to follow.

 

 

 

Your Love

One day you will be able to describe the indescribable

One day you will be able to put down on paper your feelings and emotions

But on this day, they are in flight, they cannot be put to words

They dance on the wind and sing in your ears

They flutter about your face like lillies turned to butterflies

You cannot describe the feelings of Love when Love has you distracted by its very nature

You cannot concentrate on form and sentence when this energy lifts you far from earth

And yet one day, you will force yourself, you will somehow describe just how Love feels.

Always, always we strive to describe this Love that has not boundaries  nor explanations

It is beyond comprehension, yet we wish to contain it anyway

And attempt to share our feelings

It is useless, this love cannot be tamed and cannot be described

Rather I can sing to you and hum the tones that the hummingbirds make

– in the silence of the morning

Theirs are a flight in every direction, limitless, multi-dimensional,

Maybe we should just look to the unlimited flight of the hummingbird to explain this love

What a waste to attempt to put meaning on that which is beyond our comprehension

Better to just watch the hummingbird in flight and point to its magnificence.

There, that brilliance, that miraculous miracle, that freedom of flight

That is the feeling of Love when I cannot describe its ecstasy

I can just point to a flying miracle, there that is how it feels, that feeling right there,

The unlimited flight of a hummingbird,

those are the wordless sentiments that describe what cannot be spoken.

The miracle of Love taking flight.