In life, we can either let our experiences make us bitter, or we can channel that feeling towards being a good example in order to improve things.



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Wednesday, May 31, 2006

Going up

Eh, I decided to save my break for another time so I can share with you something that I wrote for Shavuos.

Going Up

Looking up and looking all around
He is everywhere.
Larger than life
And encompassing the universe.

We walk around as days go by
Not noticing until later a certain need.
What is it?
We search and search
And finally find it.
Our neshama is crying out to be
Connected to Him.

The week ends and Shabbos comes.
We pray, reaching up
To that world that's beyond.
And gather at home with
Family and friends.
Our neshama says,
"Now that's what I'm talking about!"

Our journey continues
As we go further.
Choosing to learn and practice about
Guarding our tounge from gossip.
It is so challenging, yet so
Internally rewarding.
And our journey keeps continuing
As we go up the ladder of life.

Thank you Hashem for the Torah
That's helps us connect to you.
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19 comments:

FrumGirl said...

Thanks for sharing this with us! Happy shavuos!

anonym00kie said...

He is good to us, isnt He? :)
chag sameach!

Lvnsm27 said...

FG, you're welcome. Have a good one also

Mookie, He is :)
There are so many things to be thankful for. Both small and big.

And even when things are tough, it's for a good reason. We don't know the reason, but still need to have emunah because without it, there's nothing to hang on to.

Have a good yom tov.

Okee said...

chag kasher v'sameach!!:)

BarbaraFromCalifornia said...

Those are very beautiful words...

Chag Semaeach.

Lvnsm27 said...

Okee and Barbara, thanks. Hope you both had an enjoyable holiday.

Pragmatician said...

Well written

socialworker/frustrated mom said...

Nice thoughts thanks for holding the break to inspire us.

Lvnsm27 said...

Prag, thanks

Social, you're welcome

kasamba said...

You really are going up!
(can I hold on to your ankles?)

Hope you had a great Shavous!

Lvnsm27 said...

That's cute. May we all go up toghether.

Hope you had a good one too.

ClooJew said...

very nice!

Lvnsm27 said...

thanks

HaJew said...

very nicely written poem, and very good sentiments too. i've been catching up on your blog - good stuff.

Lvnsm27 said...

:)

Tosha said...

Lovely poetry... I just bumped into your blog... i'm glad i did. Nice blog.

lvnsm said...

thanks

lil miss sunshine said...

That is some cool writing!!

lvnsm said...

:)