SOURCE OF ALL BLESSINGS,
you bless us with dragonflies —
their very name evoking happy
summer days, water and reeds, the
heat of high noon, deep-blue skies,
and a stillness so vast that I can
hear the glassy clinking of their
wings as they flit by. They have
been celebrating life like this for a
hundred million years. May I watch
with respect these old-timers,
learning from them as I stretch
lazily on the sun-warm deck.
Sense how it feels to honor the ancient, delicate and playful dance of dragonflies. When we allow ourselves to shimmer, celebrate and play, we cultivate resilience and joy.
“May this patchwork quilt of blessings help to sharpen your taste for the gift of life in its innumerable facets,” Br. David writes. “May you grow ever more blessed, ever more able to bless.”
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