No matter how strong, or invincible we are or act,
No matter how much faith or certainty we have in our path,
All counts for nothing if we lose…
Our ability to Love. Our ability to Feel.
Our ability to take some time out just to Heal…
One Another.

When titles and numbers become more important than joy,
When rituals and spells become the Ego’s toy,
When the tears of another simply become a distraction,
When silence takes over our inner Conscience-Heart’s communication…

For if Strength is all we Seek we lose Grace,
If Certainty is all we want, we lose the need for Faith,
If Power is all we know … we’ll eventually give into Hate,
If Approval is all we crave…. Aii… My Friend, you’ve taken the Bait…

Love isn’t all it’s cracked up to be, nor is the Spiritual Path,
Some say it’s all light and roses, but hey – it’s all Heart, (Imagine that!)

At times we’re called to Surrender, to be Vulnerable,
To Take the Road that is the Rockiest,
To be Alone when you do what you Need….
Forgetting Race, Religion, Gender – anything but the Heart’s Creed

Remember the Road Less Taken,
Remember how the Greatest Souls were Shaken,
In those times where Faith, the Gods, and All Was Lost,
And nothing to Guide, Nothing to tell you what your Path will Cost

That’s when you Find Yourself, You see the Real You,
In the Heat of the Flame, in the Eye of the Storm,
In those times where there is no Rule or Norm,

This is where, my Friend, Spirit Meets Form.
Sacrifice and Surrender – or Comfort and Road Well-Worn?

What do you Choose, Love?
Sometimes there ain’t a Middle…
Just two paths forking in different ways…
Where do they Go?

Who Can Say…?

A Poem By:
Priestess Bairavee Balasubramaniam, PhD


Image information: Simon Carey [CC-BY-SA-2.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0)], via Wikimedia Commons 

Leave a Reply

%d bloggers like this: