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MY WINTER'S PRAYER by Nancy Carlson

I am an aspiring bhaktin (practicing student) on the path of Bhakti Yoga…

Bhakti Yoga is the yoga of devotion. This poem came as a metaphor of my inward journey in this wintertime of hibernation and contemplation. It reflects spiritual growth, trust and surrendering to this process of new life. Remembering the importance of patience, protection, time for space and growth...and to be open to Grace.
'Winter Landscape' by Martin Lisec

My Winter’s Prayer

There lies a seed within,
deep inside one’s heart,
resting in the womb of the Divine Mother.
This wintertime of hibernation is a holding place
always there, protecting, waiting
for the Springtime of life.

When the seed begins to open
to the Sun within,
we remember His Light and Love.

Nourishing, caring
for this tiny seed,
this sweet delightful bud,
the flowering of our True Self appears.

Beginning in the dark womb,
with patience and loving care,
we prepare for the Spring to come.
~
'Spring Flight' by Josephine Wall





Nancy Carlson: "I am an evolving poet, writing mostly as reflection, contemplation. But most recently, as a student of bhakti-yoga, as an expression of my devotion. I work as an Holistic Nurse Coach, yoga/meditation teacher and Reiki Master. You may contact me on Facebook here or via my website 'Joyful Healing' here







~If you are interested in seeing your poetry appear in this blog, or submitting a poem by a woman that has inspired you, please click here for submission guidelines. I greatly look forward to hearing from you!~ 

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