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In the Way

In the Way The Universe has been teaching me For a solid year, I’d say But I have yet to learn the lesson Maybe I will today! The lesson is quite simple And seems very easy to do Yet I keep messing up Can’t seem to follow through The lesson is just this: Stay out of the way. It so, so very simple But I have so much to say! Staying out of the way Means I lose control You say, “Did you ever have it?” I just wanted to believe so! Control means I tell the Universe How I think it should go You say, “That’s quite preposterous And egotistical.” Yes, I know. You say, “Control means you think You’re greater than the force That created the stars” I concede... it’s a buffoonish farce! But I hold to control so tightly As if my life on it depends You say, “What is the outcome you’re Trying to achieve in the end?” I’m trying to manipulate the world Into what I desire I want to have my way To quench my passionate fire I want to live the vision I’ve created for myself I want to help the world With abundance and wealth I believe I have a gift I want to give the gift of myself I believe it’s a treasure That doesn’t belong on the shelf You say, “That great! Go for it! The world needs more genuine gifts” I respond, But how? That’s What causes the rift. I think I need to do it To find the path I seek That’s when the Universe’s lesson Raises its hand to make a peep It’s not your job to find it The path on which to stay Your job is very simple: Just get out of the way We see everything that exists We carve the path just right Your fussing and controlling Just gets you wound up tight And keeps you from seeing The path we lay out sure It keeps you from hearing Our whispers in your ear So focus on chillaxing And trust we got your back Cuz your fussing and controlling Doesn’t give us slack Alright, I hear you loudly And I will focus again today On listening to your words And staying out of the way (If I was the Universe, on me I’d have already given up ‘Cuz I’m stubborn and downright silly A child playing Universe dress-up) 9/27/22

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Date: 9/28/2022 11:38:00 AM
I am amazed this has not received prior comments! Enjoyed! Aloha!
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Becky Forbes
Date: 9/28/2022 11:58:00 AM
Thank you!