When it's over ...

"When it's over, I want to say: all my life

I was a bride married to amazement.

I was the bridegroom, taking the world into my arms.

When it's over, I don't want to wonder

if I have made of my life something particular, and real.

I don't want to find myself sighing and frightened,

or full of argument.

I don't want to end up simply having visited this world."

(Mary Oliver - From her poem "When Death Comes")

Tags: Worship, Living Gratefully, Living Truthfully, Celebration, Personal Calling, Developing a Rule of Life