It’s simple

When I am among the trees …
they call again, “It’s simple,” they say,
“and you too have come
into the world to do this, to go easy, to be filled
with light, and to shine.”

Mary Oliver

Early morning light and early evening light often bring Mary Oliver to mind: she and her trees, she and they shining, whisper ‘it’s simple’ – and I’m stilled awhile, again, to wonder at the assertion, and to love and reach out to the light – and the light-bearers.

2 thoughts on “It’s simple

  1. Ahhh Simon, this post fills my heart. So much to be gained by simply stepping out into nature and allowing the sun to warm one’s back and the breeze to blow away cares. May you enjoy many peaceful hours in your beautiful little hideaway…❤️

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