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FAITH by Vrinda Aguilera

Life itself is an act of great faith…

We only need to take but a small step back to see the vulnerability and fragility of all living things- from the tiny field mouse to the proud human and everything in between- we are all dependent and nourished by the gifts offered to us, overflowing from the unseen hands of our creator.

Faith

Faith is a tiny, grey field mouse
Velvety pink nose sniffing, whiskers twitching
Foraging in a vast, flaxen field of wheat
Under a shaded, sheet metal sky

Faith is a weary farmer
Ploughing the fertile land
Bedding his seeds in the rich soil
With scarred, work roughened hands

Faith is a downy sparrow chick
Nestled in her forked branch treetop nest
Neck outstretched, blind eyes shut tight
Beak open wide in expectant anticipation

Faith is the golden sun descending
Leaving feathery streaks of pastel colors
Trailing artfully across the sky
Tipping the scales that send the moon on the rise

Faith is a tender babe, eyes scrunched shut
Tiny fists pummeling the air in jerky staccato
Open mouth rooting this way and that
Nuzzling at her mother's warm, milky scented breast.
Photography by Calvin



Vrinda Aguilera is a Montessori trained primary school teacher, an intuitive energy healer, a closet poet, and practitioner of bhakti-yoga. She is passionate about supporting women on their spiritual journey and is an experienced life-coach. She lives in rural Florida with her husband and three children where she blossoms in the experience of mothering. You may connect with her by e-mailing her at: vrinda.aguilera@gmail.com







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