Being Awake is Optional

Ten days ago, I had written a little poem called ‘Living is Optional’. It had a simple message about the value and power of living consciously. While we were up in the mountains the last few days, my mentor GD inspired me to write some more about this subject. So here is the follow-up to that poem. Hope it lights up awareness for a moment.

Going on vacation is a ritual,
Actually taking a break is optional

Beauty is all around,
Seeing it is optional

Being human is mandatory,
Embracing our humanness is optional

Spiritual objects are part of every home,
Having faith is optional

Waking up happens every morning,
Being Awake is optional

Lovely image courtesy of Danilo Rizzuti

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