Senan Of Somerset

Breathing

I try to enjoy this breath right now.

We are all guilty of waiting until the weather has passed by
Or travelling to where the sky is blue.
We do not have to wait to enjoy the blue sky or travel to find it.
I do not have to wait to enjoy the next breath I take.
But I enjoy the breath I am taking now.

I do not need to travel to be in the presence of others
As I can enjoy the presence of those around me now.
I do not need to wait for the flower to open
When I can enjoy the leaf that surrounds it now.
I do not need to wait for the best friend I’ve ever had
When the person next to me could be a friend I have never met.

I do not need to be in a church to enjoy the sanctity of God
I can enjoy his presence in the breath I am taking now
I do not need to be silent to hear His voice
I can enjoy Him calling my name in the breath I am taking now
I do not need to die to enter His Kingdom
I live in His Kingdom with every beat of my heart
As I enjoy the breath I am taking now.

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