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(Panhala) September Meditation by Burton D. Carley

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    September Meditation I do not know if the seasons remember their history or if the days and nights by which we count time remember their own passing. I do not
    Message 1 of 2 , Sep 30, 2011
      September Meditation

      I do not know if the seasons remember their history or if the days and 
      nights by which we count time remember their own passing.

      I do not know if the oak tree remembers its planting or if the pine 
      remembers its slow climb toward sun and stars.

      I do not know if the squirrel remembers last fall's gathering or if the 
      bluejay remembers the meaning of snow.

      I do not know if the air remembers September or if the night remembers 
      the moon.

      I do not know if the earth remembers the flowers from last spring or if 
      the evergreen remembers that it shall stay so.

      Perhaps that is the reason for our births -- to be the memory for 
      creation.

      Perhaps salvation is something very different than anyone ever expected.

      Perhaps this will be the only question we will have to answer:
      "What can you tell me about September?"
       
      ~ Burton D. Carley ~
       
      (1997 UUMA Worship Materials Collection; contributed by Bob Freund)

       
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