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Archive for May 1st, 2012

Calling Council

Moon and Saturn / Maan en Saturnus

“YOU HAVE SEEN HOW IT IS

that we are a Strong People —

one who has walked out

from a thundering Earth

and an Ocean that became sky.

YOU HAVE SEEN HOW IT IS

that we are a Wise People —

one who learns survival quickly

against a changing circumstance.

YOU HAVE SEEN HOW IT IS

that we are an Enduring People —

one who continues in the Chosen Purpose

against great difficulties.

YET YOU HAVE SEEN HOW IT IS —

–and she traced in the air

the closing of the circle of her thought —

that we are a Young People —

like small ones

whose teachers go away

before they have learned enough

who quarrel over the resolution of this and that

SO

LET US NOW LEARN HOW TO BE A PEOPLE

WHO SEEK THE WISDOM OF ORDERED COUNCIL.

LET US REMEMBER

HOW QUICKLY ONE WHO LEADS

MAY BE TAKEN FROM US.

LET US UNDERSTAND

THAT WHAT MAY BE IMPOSSIBLE FOR ONE

MAY BE POSSIBLE FOR MANY.

AND IF ALL THIS ESCAPES YOUR MEMORY

REMEMBER ONLY THIS:

SEEK THE WISDOM OF ORDERED COUNCIL —

HOWEVER MANY

HOWEVER FEW

HOWEVER OLD

HOWEVER YOUNG

SEEK THE WISDOM OF ORDERED COUNCIL.

Paula Underwood

The Walking People

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