I wrote this poem over a year ago now. It was when I was at the cusp of learning that I wasn’t in charge of my life, that I could turn it over to something different, to God, to the Universe, to the Creator. I wasn’t sure how to turn my life over, so I wrote this and I liked it. It helped me to know that I could metaphorically move over, even though I didn’t quite know how, and allow a greater part of me to steer the ship.
Teach me dear Lord how to share my gifts with the world.
Teach me to walk in the light of divinity’s grace so that others walking near me and around me may find the path to the love that they are.
Teach me to spread breadcrumbs and pebbles of light that will shine with your grace so that others may see the shimmer and find it reflecting out of their hearts and their eyes.
Teach me because I don’t know how and I long to share my gifts.
My heart hears your song in the wind.
My hands long to hold the hands of those lost in the darkness;
to whisper to them to follow the path to the light and
to remind them of their own grace,
Teach me to love my own heart so that the love overflows and ripples out to all hearts.
Teach me to be kind to myself so that I have more to give others.
Teach me to surrender and bow to the divinity that courses through me.
Teach me to dance in the full spectrum of light that I am.
Teach me to sing to the oceans with my voice and to drum my praise and gratitude.
Teach me to lead when I don’t know the way.
Teach me to relax and have faith in your everlasting presence and love.
Teach me to be a master so that I may dance, sing, love and embrace all that is.
Teach me to become fully integrated, so that I may welcome home all the lost, banished and shamed parts of myself.
May the waters of heaven wash through me and cleanse my body, spirit, mind and soul.
May the waters of heaven wash through the hearts of all.
May we all sing our songs