~ That's what they mean ~

To every cloud there’s a silver lining
and each bird brings a measure of hope
so turn your weary eyes skyward
when you feel you can no longer cope

Just take a breath of fresh air
at the start of another day
for you’ll find peace and faith there
and that’s what they mean by pray


Inspired by the gorgeous shot of Heaven by the tallented Mr Nicholas Avarre

Thank you Nicholas! ♥

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Chookas! ♥

~ That's what they mean ~


Frankston, Australia

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*When I was a Cub Akela One of my duties was to instruct youth [aged 7-11] about “Faith” Scouting is nondenominational as such but all members are meant to have faith in a higher power. Try to explain to an easily bored 9yo boy the meaning of faith <)
I decided the easiest way was to ask them to all close their eyes and take a deep breath then let it out. Then with their eyes still shut one by one tell me one thing that they had done and were caught out and punished for. Each child did. And I then asked them if they had decided to not do that again. The answers were unimportant the exercise was to have them discover faith.
I then said
“Now open your eyes. There see the world didn’t explode because you made a mistake. Having faith is knowing that the whole world isn’t relying on you to be perfect but to just do your best at trying to be good and trusting that if you make a mistake you can correct it without the whole world coming crashing down. Having faith means you can stop and change your ideas from the wrong track to the right track as many times as it takes and the sun will always come up tomorrow.”

I was so grateful that they got it!
But this poem says it easier.

Thank you for reading my words.
Keep Happy! :O)
Chookas!* X♥X

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Update Feb 2010
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