What is it that calls us forward,
To lift our eyes
And see that everything is possible?
Just for a moment to feel a strength beyond ourselves,
A love beyond ourselves,
And imagine we can step into the river
And change its course?
Perhaps it is remembering
That everything we do
Shapes the future
For the children we will never know.
Everything we create
Fashions a world for the people who will
Call us ancestor.
Raise up right action
And aim toward love and generosity.
Eternity exists in each moment
There is no separation between us
And what will be.
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