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THE STARTING POINT OF ME by Maureen Kwiat Meshenberg

During this last Full Moon in May…

I brought forth my intentions and I always draw a Rune, oracles, with marking written on stones that bring forth a message to your soul. On this night of the Flower Moon I drew the Rune The Self:

“The starting point is the self. Its essence is water. Only clarity, willingness to change, is effective now. A correct relationship to your self is primary, for from it f low all possible right relationships with others and with the Divine.”

From this evening of intentions this poem was birthed. 
The starting point of me.

the centering of myself,
the starting point of me-
what is my inner knowing,
acknowledging my truest she.
woman embracing,
my power-
holding her truth as her own,
wisdom that reaches-
for the one so deep within,
all that flows through-
the deepening of my soul,
to my source,
my core,
completely holding-
who I truly am.
to look past,
my reflection-
to see me,
past my imperfections-
the light that transcends,
beyond my body-
myself,
more than flesh and bone-
more that what,
I am feeling-
beyond the words,
I place on the page-
bringing myself,
to my revealing.
Photography by Elena Kalis

Maureen Kwiat Meshenberg: About 3 years ago, I was awakened from my slumber, though it was a devastating breaking point in my life, I was reunited to a true relationship with my spiritual self and my gift through poetry. It is my intention to reach others by sharing my story through poetry and touching theirs. I am the Page owner of Heart’s Calling. I am also the Visionary Poet for the Facebook Magazine "Women as Visionaries with Lore Raymond" here. I recite spoken word at different venues and also host a monthly Creative Writing Circle using the space for women to bring out their inner release through written word. I am currently working on publishing a book of my poetry. I can be contacted through my Heart’s Calling Facebook page here.


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