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Seven Wonders

on February 4, 2013

“Every moment and every event of every man’s life on earth plants something in his soul.”
~Thomas Merton

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Windows to the Soul

Eyes twinkle as smiles unfold
Opening windows to the soul
Lips of kindness softly speak
Shedding wisdom for the meek
Ears send sound waves to the mind
Listening as thoughts unwind

Sights and sounds of nature’s rare beauty
Keep us attuned to faith and duty

Arms stretch outward opening wide
Inviting warmth and comfort inside
Hands keep loved ones secure and near
Clasping tightly those held most dear
Legs and feet, a firm foundation stand
Holding steadfast through every demand

Mind and body should always remain in sync
Being in control of what we do and think

Heartfelt emotions triumph to never subside
Waning not, enduring forever to abide
Love and devotion join firmly hand in hand
Echoing solidity, not shifting sand
Memories unite the heart with the soul
Relishing that moments never grow cold

Windows to the soul reflect who we are
Opening portholes for those near and far

 ©2013 catnipoflifeSharla Lee Shults

©2013 catnipoflife
Sharla Lee Shults

6 responses to “Seven Wonders

  1. so beautiful Sharla thank you for sharing:)

  2. bobmielke says:

    Another animated version of this can be found on YouTube at

  3. Beautiful post Sharla. We are so blessed in the blogging world to be given these gorgeous thoughts and reminders of the glory of being alive – thank you, thank you

  4. Teepee12 says:

    Can I double like this? Once doesn’t seem enough.

  5. I’ve seen the story before, and saw it yesterday again. Love the poem you’ve written to go with it, SHarla. Great post!

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