Monday Morning Mary: Into the Woods

Artist Woods

Into the Woods

What is the difference
between helplessness
and surrender?
Between lamenting your lot
and surrendering to grace?
It is this:
the Artist’s Woods,
rife with peril and mercy.
Keep going, I tell myself
in the musical sunlight.
Maybe, I tell myself
in the circles of fog.
And in the scary night,
when I can only crouch,
I listen for an angel to tell me
Be brave.
Mary of Dell

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6 thoughts on “Monday Morning Mary: Into the Woods

  1. Beyond the dilemma that those of us with chronic illness face, you pose intriguing wisps of answers. Beautiful! And what I needed to hear today….

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