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Light in the Dark Night of the Soul

Light in the Dark Night of the Soul

Sometimes life is hard. Sometimes we have to go through the dark night of the soul. Here is a poem that honors the pain while showing an opening to hope:

Radical Sky

20 years ago
I was getting married
on a boat
called Karma
on a sunny day
in a bay of dolphins.

My 9-year-old sister
carried the ring
on a pillow.

Now they are all gone:
sister, father, mother, husband.
A litany of loss.

But I have learned
this:
even in the smallest circle of sun
reflected through a tiny prism of snow
you can see all the colors.

–Laura Foley

laurafoley@VALLEY.NET

Read more: Spirit, Inspiration

Permission by Laura Foley. Copyright Laura Foley.

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Annie B. Bond

Annie is a renowned expert in non-toxic and green living. She was named one of the top 20 environmental leaders by Body and Soul Magazine and "the foremost expert on green living." - Body & Soul Magazine, 2009. Learn Annie's latest eco-friendly news on anniebbond.com, a website dedicated to healthy and green living.

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1:42AM PDT on May 13, 2013

Thanks

11:30AM PDT on May 12, 2013

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8:48AM PDT on May 11, 2013

:-)

10:21AM PST on Jan 22, 2013

Thank you...and even though loss is just plain crap, we have to keep moving on..it's just life.(As Marvin in The

12:33AM PST on Mar 8, 2012

thanks for the info

12:53AM PST on Feb 24, 2012

just beautiful and touching, thank you for sharing!

4:08PM PST on Feb 22, 2012

Beautiful...

7:12PM PST on Feb 15, 2012

That's so sweet.

4:57PM PST on Feb 15, 2012

Thank you this is quite well done

2:26PM PST on Feb 15, 2012

thank you for sharing!!

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