Monday, June 8, 2009

Unbroken

The painting reads, Un-broken wings, discovered. Isn’t that phenomenal? My mom bought me this painting, because I am here, I have nearly made It.

The painting reminds me of one of my favorite poems, written by my favorite modern-day (meaning not yet dead) poet, Carol Lynn Pearson. I know I know I’m actually posting a poem on my blog but get over it and read it! (And this is all from memory so if a word or two is off, woopsie!)

The Healing

A bird
once broken
can never fly, they say
quite so high
again.

Perhaps.

But as for me,
now desperately in need of mending
I have a Healer
who would fix these foolish wings
without a scar.

I will lie quietly
beneath His touch.
I will listen, as he says
“Rise, and fall no more.”
And then –
then
I shall soar.

Go here to look at all of Kelly Rae Roberts’ art. I’m already salivating over a few others I’d like to have. And until you have bought your own, you can totally covet mine, I don’t mind!

Now go and like, recover or discover something really cool about yourself or something!

12 comments:

Krystle said...

This is so beautiful. :)

Kara said...

LOVE the painting and LOVE the poem!

Keely said...

I love it! Thank you so much for sharing.

lisalisa said...

The painting is awesome! That was really cool of your mom to buy it for you! It goes really well with the poem, too!

Sarah said...

I loved this post and I loved your last one, too. I'm so happy to see all of the work you are doing is paying off. You are awesome.

Telstaar said...

I love that phrase "Un broken wings, discovered"... *ponders*

xoxo

tawny said...

Thanks I am crying.

Gosh I love that poem. I especially love the part about flying again no matter how hard we fell or will fall. We can and will prevail again!!!

I needed that. LOVE IT and love the painting. Its beautiful. Great post sis.

Penny said...

G!ad you loves it! And I love that poem. Too. Amazed that you memorized it. What is crazy is that we can at other times in our lives, rediscover ourselves kind of over and over. Its why I don't mind getting old. So, some day you can give it back to me?!

now.is.now said...

Oh my gosh I LOVE that painting!

Kerri said...

That's beautiful. On a side note I found this http://izismile.com/2009/06/08/beautiful_rescue_story_8_pics.html
and even though I don't know you, I read your blog a lot and now whenever I see anything about duckling rescues I think of you, lol. Your whole post about the ducklings, and then your husband saving those ones for you-- aww! Makes me with my husband was like that...

Kerri said...

'Wish' my husband was like that.. not 'with' haha

Brandon Brown and Emily Bankhead said...

Great poem- love the picture. Can't wait to see it in your house. I admire you for not being slowed down by obstacles and for hanging in there. Keep taking good care of yourself.