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A Divine Invitation

A Divine Invitation

You have been invited to meet
The Friend

No one can refuse a Divine Invitation.

That narrows all of our choices
To just two:

We can come to God
Dressed for dancing,

Or

Be carried on a stretcher
To God’s ward.

~~

I Heard God Laughing
Renderings of Hafiz
by Daniel Ladinsky

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I saw a million people today…

I saw a million people
calling your name today.
they acted as if they were deaf.
you kept answering them but they continued wandering around calling out to you.
they couldn’t hear the rose say “Here I Am!”
they couldn’t hear the sparrow say “Here I Am!”
they couldn’t hear the cloud say “Here I Am!”
they couldn’t hear the beggar say “Here I Am!”
they just kept walking and crying out the name of God…

hum along

hum along

If you dont know
the words to life
just hum along.

A trained opratic
voice is not needed
to sing the song.

Take your solo or
blend in with
the discordant throng.

Make up the words
if you need to, worry
not about being wrong.