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26-03-2020, 11:37 AM
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Staying at home

This poem was sent to me by a friend and I thought I would share it. It was written in 1869 by Grace Ramsay and seems quite prophetic for today ...

And people stayed home
and read books and listened
and rested and exercised
and made art and played
and learned new ways of being
and stopped
and listened deeper
someone meditated
someone prayed
someone danced
someone met their shadow
and people began to think differently
and people healed
and in the absence of people who lived in ignorant ways,
dangerous, meaningless and heartless,
even the earth began to heal
and when the danger ended
and people found each other
grieved for the dead people
and they made new choices
and dreamed of new visions
and created new ways of life
and healed the earth completely
just as they were healed themselves.
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26-03-2020, 11:44 AM
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That is lovely, Margaret, thank you for that...
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26-03-2020, 12:03 PM
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There is a lot of power in those words.

For those who have ears,to listen/hear.

Thanks for sharing.
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26-03-2020, 12:51 PM
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Great words - and how appropriate! Thank you, Margaret.
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26-03-2020, 01:10 PM
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That is lovely Margaret thank you...
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26-03-2020, 02:20 PM
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Really very touching.
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26-03-2020, 03:25 PM
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Written in 1869?

Still appropriate Margaret. Lovely words and thoughts.
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26-03-2020, 04:48 PM
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Beautiful
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26-03-2020, 08:49 PM
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I can only echo the words of other posters. Thank you for sharing MargaretF.
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