Wednesday, September 17, 2008

"Summer Silence"

"In summer, I do not come to worship

So much as worship comes to me

In the morning, golden light splashed across my rooms, and roses the color of wine greet me in the alley

As they bow to me in the breeze, I bow back




At noon, Sunflowers refuse to turn their face from me

Until again, I give a slight bow

What else was I to do?"







From "Sonata for Voice and Silence: Meditations" by Mark Belletini, copywrite 2008 by Skinner House Books in Boston. Mark Belletini is the senior parish minister at the First Unitarian Universalist Church of Columbus, Ohio.

4 comments:

Tammy said...

Very cool words and lovely pictures as always. Thanks for the treat.
Tammy

Kathy said...

What a lovely sentiment.
Thank you for something to ponder as we start into Fall...

Sharon said...

I especially liked the first two phrases, because as much as I love winter, it's a different kind of worshipfulness.

Lois said...

Beautiful words, conjuring so many lovely sights and smells...thank you for reminding us of our part in this dance.