Wake Up Poem



By Andreas Swart

Wake Up

There is beauty all around
In your pain, your fears, your loneliness
There is beauty within
Do you have the will and endurance to look and see?

To be joyful when there is none
To see each part of your body
To see it as a miracle
To feel that not love is love
That your awareness is love
Even if it hurts to your core
When you feel betrayed by life
And all the people in it

Can you still see the beauty
Can you touch yourself from the inside
And wake up to the beauty all around

Andreas is a member of Wake Up Groningen, in the north of the Netherlands. Click here if you’d like to read more about the sangha.

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