God, the Optimist


Surely God is an optimist
or He would have erased
humanity and started over again.

But is the giraffe a mistake
avocado seed too big
kangaroo with its fetus
outside, its mis-shaped body
child born with “defects”
people with big bottoms
flabby thighs
nose not right
hair too curly, too straight
are these all the errors of Source?

Are all the things
we find wrong with the world
divine blunders
or could it be
that it is we who see
judge and condemn
with no understanding
of what a wonderous
world we have
full of diversity
opportunities to learn
mysteries to delight

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10 Responses to God, the Optimist

  1. anonymom says:

    you got it! same reason why I am driven to distraction by people’s maddening desire to straighten their teeth, their hair, their wrinkles…just don’t get it. Beauty in diversity!


  2. One story tells that God did “erase” us four times — this is the fifth time we’ve come to this point in our evolution. Another versions says that humanity self-destructed 9 times and this is the 10th experiment, about to go to Humanity 11.0. Let’s git er done! (a bit tongue in cheek here.) ♥


  3. reocochran says:

    This was truly sweetly written! You are so right, the different species have such strange differences and wish we could all get along. I hope God sees some of the ones struggling, trying to get through this world with all its rough edges…. Sometimes, I wonder if possibly He is saying, “You made this bed, lay in it.” We fell from Grace so long ago…


    • Pat Cegan says:

      to me, one can not “fall from grace” as the God I love is compassionate and the Source of unconditional love. This does not mean we have free rein to do as we wish for surely there is some type of accounting, such as “we reap what we sow.” Like God, I am an Optimist. 🙂 hugs, pat


  4. pearlgirl says:

    I love this! 🙂

    Liked by 1 person

  5. Nicodemas says:

    What wonderful words! Thank you Pat.

    Liked by 1 person

  6. This is great! Thanks for sharing 🙂 I really enjoyed translating the last paragraph. The language yoga translation is: “Are all the things I find wrong with myself divine blunders or could it be that it is me who sees, judges, and condemns with no understanding of what a wonderous being I am
    full of diversity opportunities to learn mysteries to delight!” YES!! Epic!

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