Author Archives: Pat Cegan

Simplicity, My Shield

I throw away my wisdom prudence, strip down to essentials. I do not need to impress or seek approval. Guileless candor of childhood simplicity are my shields. In this world of nervous activity which occupies our time but never satisfies … Continue reading

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Richest of All

One-by-one I lost all until I had nothing. In that emptiness I found Thee making me the richest of all.

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My Treasures

Though riches have I I possess nothing. Around me are beautiful things to enjoy yet I have let go of all. “Mine,” no longer exists not one possession do I have or need My treasures are inward, eternal. Let me … Continue reading

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Quiet Humility

Woe to those who practice religious self-righteousness and empty worship. Do you not know that God sees your heart? God cares nothing for buildings of splendor while there are so many hungry and in need. Those who honor only themselves … Continue reading

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Changing Seasons

Spring green new growth crowns the trees I feel sap rising spring awakens Autumn golden leaves rain of color my clock slows fall, soon sleep Seasons changing cycles time always passes I’m growing older soon sleep

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What If I Die?

But what if I die what’s to become of me? So we stay, thinking we’re safe, not following that dream which passes us by. What if I die, what then: heaven or hell reincarnation absorbed in the matrix or something … Continue reading

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More Denial

  The ship that could not sink went down with a heavy load all the while people saying it could never happen. We hide in denial unwilling to face what is happening parties, schedules overloaded, minds dulled with distractions calamity … Continue reading

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