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InnerNet Weekly: Inspirations from ServiceSpace.org
We Are Weavers
by Jon Madian

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2480.jpgwe are weavers
woven into and from
an ancient ever renewing fabric
on an invisible loom
more subtle than breath

at one turn
we pull
to add to our own design
to sing each life’s most important song
i am, i belong

in another turn
we push
to etch the themes
built into pyramid, cathedral
and telescope, all designed to search
the mystery of hope & will

each of us, if our life is blessed,
leaves sufficient yarn
for the next generation
to pick up the many living threads
whose origins are beyond
the pure geometry of stars
and with bone and marrow shuttle
we leave the foundation
for those who will weave the fabric of tomorrow

About the Author: Here is a poetic biography of Jon Madian.

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We Are Weavers
How do you relate to the notion of being weavers woven into and from an ancient ever-renewing fabric? Can you share a personal story of a time you became aware of your part in leaving a foundation for those who will weave the fabric of tomorrow? What helps you develop gratitude for both the foundation you were given and the opportunity to leave a foundation for the next generation?
susan schaller wrote: Yes, I am only one thread among more threads than I can see or count. We each add our special design, our little twist. The irony is we cannot be unique without attaching to all the threads around us….
Jagdish P Dave wrote: We all are weavers weaving the tapestry or fabricof our life. How much aware we are when we weave our own fabric? If we weave our fabric with weak threads, our selfish and self-centered, fearful and a…
David Doane wrote: I believe all creation is one ever-renewing fabric beginning at least `13.8 billion years ago and continuing indefinitely, and we come from and are part of and contribute to that fabric. For me, there…
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