Cannot Fight the Dragon All Day Long
by John MacEnulty
many ways to love.
much going on. So many ways to forget.
things get tough one of the first things we
about is beauty, joy, love, happiness.
nothing is really more important than those things.
are what makes life worth living. Life would be hell without them.
are painful and difficult times when we may not be chirping bluebirds.
someone calls you a name. Maybe there's a war.
chronic stress is, quite literally, fatal.
let hard times take your most essential
beautiful humanity from you.
ability to let go of a problem
one of the highest functions of our consciousness.
cannot fight the dragon all day long.
need to rest, hug, smile, love.
and Mozart left
legacies of their beautiful thoughts.
they lived in times of constant wars and battles.
take all that to mean that love is more than a joy.
is my responsibility to strengthen love in my consciousness
all times, especially when everyone else seems to be on another page of
the Book of Life.
your way to your highest thoughts when you are struggling.
out. Let go.
on love or peace
just not screaming or going off on someone,
you can manage.
move toward the light, the wisdom of flowers.
way the butterflies will land on you and cheer you up.
2001 by John MacEnulty