The Way (3)

life is a garden,
not a road
we enter and exit
through the same gate
wandering,
where we go matters less
than what we notice

-Bokonon, The Lost Book

There are ways, but the Way is uncharted!

-Tao Te Ching

** For the season of Advent I am posting a reflection each Sunday on a theme from the lectionary readings and then during the week offering a poem each day to highlight that theme — see this past Sunday here **

** Visit this week’s Poetry Party on the theme of Illumination **

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5 Responses

  1. “where we go matters less
    than what we notice”

    so very true!! thanks for giving us the gift of learning to notice more!!! :-) xoxo

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