Sacred Holding

I hold what is here

like a silent prayer,

a quiet acknowledgement —

a reverence.

It isn’t something

I learned.

It is trusting

my inner healer,

my own inner knowing —

an innate understanding.

This holding reaches

deep into my being —

touching a place

that couldn’t be reached

in other ways.

— Laurie, Heart Space

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A Simple, Quiet Prayer

There was a deepening,

a surrender,

a sinking in

to my own deepest heart.

And though there were

no words to describe

or explain,

there came, instead,

the sweetest

kind of silence

as each attempt

was replaced by

a simple, quiet prayer

and faded effortlessly

back into nothing.