Awaken Your Heart
What if your heart had eyes?
Would they live in a permanent squint
Seeking to block out every ray of hope and illumination?
Would you don sunglasses at all times
Intent on keeping the world dark
And yourself hidden?
Would they be scale-shackled
Viewing the world through distant hurts
Or through zeal bent on life your way?
Or would you walk this journey
Praying for eyes wide open
To see the pain of the world
And offer relief,
Witness the miracle of creation
Awaken your heart to sure-footed Grace
Pulsing its rhythm throughout the universe.
Marvel that Radiance cannot be extinguished
No matter how bleak your soul’s song.
Oh, awaken your heart to sure-footed Grace
Be swept up in Love’s tender arms.
Know the comfort that only Hope brings
Come, dance to God’s sacred song.
©April 24, 2014 Refrains Cynthia Langston Kirk
©April 29, 2014 Cynthia Langston Kirk
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