I Learn So I Am

Listen

Sylvia Wohlfarth
Jun 15, 2020 · 1 min read

Learning is to listen to, and hear
The nuances of hidden pain, or insecurity
Learning is to listen not only with the ear
But also with the eye and see with compassion
As we absorb expressions of loneliness or fear

Learning is to nourish the body and soul
With the breath of reflection and wonder
And above all, learning is to listen with the heart
As we share synergies of emotions and inclusion
And enlighten the souls of one another

Learning is utilizing the gift of all our senses
Given to enrich us with the privilege of understanding
As we respect both the other and nature’s benevolence —
All the while, guiding us out of the mire of misconceptions
Learning balances our spirituality with love and a silent smile

Although I missed the deadline for Simran Kankas Spiritual Tree Weekly Prompt ‘Learning,’ last week, after reading some of the wonderfully inspiring contributions, I just had to sit down and finish my poem. Thank You Simran.

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