Poetry has the ability to tell an ageless story with just a few words. Last summer, we hosted four poetry sessions on topics including Beauty, Pain & Suffering, Vulnerability, and Intimacy. This post shares the poetry from our November retreat, Getting Unstuck,
Below Our Strangeness by Mark Nepo
My souls tells me, we were
all broken from the same nameless heart.
What to Remember When Waking by David Whyte
What you can plan is too small for you to live.
Piglet’s Song by Benjamin Hoff from The Te of Piglet
Let’s find a Way today, that can take us to tomorrow.
No Path by David Whyte
There is No Path that Goes all the Way
Tell Me by Sandra Belfiore
You will not drown.
You were born swimming.
From To Bless the Space Between Us: A Book of Blessings
by John O’Donohue
This is the time to be slow,
Lie low to the wall
Until the bitter weather passes.
The Real Work by Wendell Berry
It may be that when we no longer know what to do
we have come to our real work.
There is No Going Back by Wendell Berry
Every day you have less reason
not to give yourself away.
The Journey, Mary Oliver
One day you finally knew
what you had to do, and began.