This Day

Becoming a Sun

by David Karchere

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This Week’s Quotation:

This day the heavens open
And a new sun breaks forth,
From shore to shore And from sea to shining sea.
This day we gaze across the skies
To see each other clad in golden rays of morning
With smiles of fulfillment,
Quickened by the salt spray
Rising from the granite cliffs
At the shores of our blue green home.

In the sight of stars and planets,
Arcturus and his sons,
Galaxies watch this day of celebration,
They laugh with stellar joy
To see us here now,
Face to face
In love,
In wonder,
Re-creating this precious planet
In our image
Even as we are re-created in thine,
O Lord most high,
Prince of peace
And the very soul of love.

Becoming a Sun p. 166-167

David Karchere
Author, Becoming a Sun

This Day

It is my custom in this blog to reflect on passages from my book. Yet even though I chose to share this poem, I don’t have the heart to comment on a message that, for me, stands on its own.

So, I’ll just say, I hope you enjoy the poem.

What does it mean to become a sun?

Every human being is already a sun on the inside—a being of intense love and light. The difference is that some people have the vision and courage to become a sun on the outside. This difference is our human destiny.

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November 22, 2022 10:56 am

Beautiful Poem!!! Thank you…

Anne lise
Anne lise
November 18, 2022 9:03 pm

I love the poem – thank you David

Like a bird that finds right nourishment in this day, be it food, nectar or drink, I am in wonder how Life’s provisions are so generously given, as I remain humble, hungry and always in gratitude 🙏

Sufficient unto this day – abundance

I’m also thinking it a good poem for Sunday Service hour here ?

Jerry Kvasnicka
Jerry Kvasnicka
November 18, 2022 1:40 pm

The poem says it all, David. May we bring the spirit of it into our living this day.

Marilyn Manderson
Marilyn Manderson
November 18, 2022 10:46 am

Beautiful and powerful! I hold this exquiste vision with you David.

Tom Cooper
Tom Cooper
November 18, 2022 10:30 am

yes! What a powerful poem which does stand on its own. Might it be read in a service or meeting to release stellar energy? THANK YOU, DAVID. Love, Tom

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