where would i rather be
for where other than here
can there be all—
all that can be sought,
where other than here. . .
God, the “I” of all being: I am
and would i not rather be
“doorkeeper in the house of my God”—
to welcome, receive, witness, embrace
all that Love is calling forth,
all that Life is sending,
than any possible other thing?
(“For a day in thy courts is
better than a thousand. . . .”)
this is no dormant day
there is no withholding
no need for wondering or waiting
for good to come,
throw wide the door
open your hands
the great Giver gives
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