A poem I used this week. Written by St. John of the Cross (1542 – 1591), a Spanish Theologan and Mystical Poet.
I offered it with a group to invite attention to being good noticers. Which is so much the work of being in community together.
May it inspire.
A Rabbit Noticed My Condition
(From Love Poems From God)
I was sad one day and went for a walk;
I sat in a field.
A rabbit noticed my condition and
It often does not take more than that to help at times —
to just be close to creatures who
are so full of knowing,
so full of love
that they don’t
they just gaze with