She Ascends at Day Break, Walking on Dawns. Thursday's Homily for The Devout 13, an Offering to Tamara Yancosky

Updated on January 30, 2020
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Manatita is an esteemed author living in London, UK. He writes spiritual books, flash fiction and esoteric poetry, his favourite genre.

Wisdom From the Master

“God loves us. He loves us constantly and unconditionally. No matter what we have done, what we are doing or what we shall do, He will always love us.” -Sri Chinmoy

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Renewal never ceases. At the start of daybreak, the 'old' sleep disappears slowly, as do the cobwebs of yesterday and tomorrow. Dawn sets in and the soul feels ever-anew … refreshed.

The forces of nature slowly kicks in, heralding a new beginning and one more promising day. It is the Heart, not the mind, which is initially inspired, as the nightingale sings and the solitude of heaven permeates the stratosphere. Life seems vibrant, soundless and serene.

Nature replenishes the universe, as my soul sings, especially so with the daisies and tulips in the garden of Love. I give thanks before the mind sets in, spoiling an otherwise beautiful morn.

Jasmines

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She Ascends at Daybreak, Walking on Dawns

The grey clouds swirl, disperse and surrender,

As the resplendent sun descends, lighting

Up a morn made luminous by its rays.

Like shooting stars, starlings jump from tree to tree,

Singing a ballad of the magical splendour, of seasonal spring.


She ascends at daybreak, walking on dawns;

Laughing with another sunrise. The wafts of jasmines

Caresses Her breath, as tulips blush in sweet nakedness.

The sunflower, ever anew, paints its yellow on Her

Lustred wings, now soaring like canaries in flight.


“Sweet goddess of charisma,” say the dahlias. “We dream

Of beauty unabashed; yet Your unsung assets, blends in

Symmetry with our myriad blossoms, thus giving us new life."

My Beloved smiles, dancing with the aerial song-bearers,

Amidst the crest of sunbeams and robins alike.



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Meanwhile, near the lake serene, where swans glide so

Gracefully, lotuses whisper mythical tales to willows,

Weeping joyfully in the breeze. The sun unfurls its reservoirs of plenitude;

Hydrangeas dance harmoniously to her replenishing rays; the

Enchanting cicadas hum to me, as camellias glow pink.


Come! My sweet Empress beneath the heavens, let

The kiss of Thy lips be none other than a melliferous

Wine in my Heart – a fine vintage miraculously plucked

From cherry blossoms and the soft, red, fragrant peonies.

Let me bury a thousand burdens, to lie at Thy feet Divine.


You’re a stunning Jade, speaking to my soul, only

In the intimate language of endless Love and I

Long to blend eternally, within Your sacred breath of fire.

My words are not eloquent enough to woo Your Grandeur,

And so, let me travel beyond moonlight, borrowing a thousand

Stars from Venus, for just one droplet, from Thy illustrious cheeks.


-Manatita, The Lantern Carrier. 29th January, 2020

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Wisdom From The Master

"Love,
Love the world.
Otherwise, you will be forced
To carry the heaviest load:
Your own bitter self.” -Sri Chinmoy

Wisdom From The Master

“Nothing can be greater than love... if we want to define God, we can define Him in millions of ways, but I wish to say that no definition of God can be as adequate as the definition of God as all Love.” - Sri Chinmoy

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    • manatita44 profile imageAUTHOR

      manatita44 

      4 days ago from london

      Coming from a brilliant writer such as you are Peggy, I'm truly moved. More minstrels your way. Thanks.

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      Peggy Woods 

      4 days ago from Houston, Texas

      Your poetry evokes such wonderful thoughts and the quotes are meaningful. Thanks!

    • manatita44 profile imageAUTHOR

      manatita44 

      2 weeks ago from london

      Thanks, my Brother. Hope that things go well for you today. Much Peace.

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      Asif Jamal Marwat KPK 

      2 weeks ago from KPK Pakistan

      awesome sentiments , lovely flowers.. and in this poem you have shown love and life in a very good way... i appreciate your hard work

    • manatita44 profile imageAUTHOR

      manatita44 

      2 weeks ago from london

      A most loving sentiment, my Didi Ji. Much gratitude

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      Chitrangada Sharan 

      2 weeks ago from New Delhi, India

      Beautiful sentiments, lovely flowers, and wonderful tribute to Tamara, a good friend and fellow writer.

      You have beautifully expressed the abundant beauty of Mother Nature.

      Thank you for sharing.

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      manatita44 

      2 weeks ago from london

      Thanks Eric.

      Painting pictures indeed. Gratitude.

      Linda C

      My continued appreciations for your wonderful sentiments

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      Linda Crampton 

      2 weeks ago from British Columbia, Canada

      You've painted some lovely scenes in your poem, Manatita. I enjoyed reading it very much.

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      Eric Dierker 

      2 weeks ago from Spring Valley, CA. U.S.A.

      A wonderful literary picture of love and life.

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      manatita44 

      2 weeks ago from london

      Rinita,

      Your sentiment is quite charming. There's a dawn inside your Heart, far sweeter than the outer one, soaring at an astonishing pace, to the Light Divine. Om Shanti!.

      Ah Tamara,

      So good to see you. Hope the family is well. Do drop me a line.

      Your sweet sentiments. touches some loving notes within. More Peace to you.

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      Tamara Yancosky 

      2 weeks ago from Uninhabited Regions

      I am deeply honored by your sweet offering, Manatita, and your words are incomparably breathtaking. Thank you for the joy you have gifted upon me, this day! ❤️

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      Rinita Sen 

      2 weeks ago

      I know this was about the dawn but I'm reading it at bedtime. Guess what, it's still equally beautiful and inspiring and soothing. I'm sure to have a peaceful sleep tonight. Thank you, manatita.

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      manatita44 

      2 weeks ago from london

      Ah, thanks for a lovely sentiment here, Bill. Peace.

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      Bill Holland 

      2 weeks ago from Olympia, WA

      "walking on dawns" is a brilliant phrase. That's one of those where you stand back and give yourself a well-deserved pat on the back. Beautiful work here, Bro!

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      manatita44 

      2 weeks ago from london

      Thank you so much, Devika.

      Your inner charm continues to shine. Much Peace.

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      Devika Primić 

      2 weeks ago from Dubrovnik, Croatia

      I like dawn a new day and these flowers are beautiful. A delightful hub for Tamara Yancosky. Beautiful as ever!

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