We Are All Children (Dedicated to my son Felix)

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Stand knowing on this sacred ground,
The moment you’ve lost your way,
Another is always found.
Take each step, no matter how small;
Trusting what moves you forward, won’t take you down.
We are given a lifetime to walk the path,
Notice your surroundings and make it last.
No need to leave a trail behind,
You won’t return to that place in time.
Journey with the innocence of a child;
This will soon make you wise.
When everything begins to look familiar,
Gaze up into the sky;
The stars will lead, your heart will guide.
Have no false pride.
When your feet begin to ache, sit and be still;
Creation will lay with you and recharge your will.
When it seems you’re all alone,
That the echoes and emptiness fill your bones;
Call on nature to give you song.
Find peace in trusting there is purpose to it all.
On the road, it can seem unclear;
At times there is darkness, confusion and fear.
We’ve all been here.
This is a marker on your way, to find the light of day,
You will touch clarity.
We are all children, in the beginning;
With hope,
We are children in the end.

Felix, I believe in you. I love you. NEVER EVER give up!

Mom

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