A gift from a poet

main-qimg-b2f3437a70ea70cf3447201ffc77162d Praise the sun quoraDare to
declare
who you
are. It
isn’t
far from
the shores
of silence
to the
boundaries
of speech.
The road
is not
long but
the way
is deep.
And you
must not
only
walk there,
you must
be prepared
to leap.

[Nicola Slee, “Conversations with Muse: You to Me,” British Journal of Religious Education, p. 32, quoted in Gloria Durka, Praying with Hildegard of Bingen, Winona, MN: St. Mary’s Press, © 1991, p.45-6.]

Author: Linda Robinson

Writer, sketcher, Christian contemplative, concerned citizen.