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Sunday, January 11, 2015

Remembering What You Love - Chuck Surface

“What is there to do,
but remember what you Love,
and ache with all your Heart,
however distant Heaven may seem,
however much a fairytale and a Dream.

What is there to do,
but rest, with each breath and heartbeat,
in that U n b e a r a b l e Longing,
which will not be consumed,
by the fires of doubt and despair.

For you did not choose to be stricken,
but simply found yourself afflicted,
with a Remembering beyond memory,
a Feeling beyond emotion.
A knowing beyond knowledge…

As yet unKnown.

What else…
For when faith fails, Longing endures,
when belief crumbles, Longing endures.
When other’s paths prove not our own,
Longing endures.

Longing… endures.

But to remember what you Love,
however She presents Herself,
within the Secret Heart,
of your own unique Longing.

You are not cursed, weary Friend!
For this Longing, Unbearable,
is both Path and Guru,
for those of us so Blessed.
And Love…

The Key to the Gates of Heaven.”

Author’s note: Thank you, Sandhya Keller, for adding
 “A Remembering beyond memory” and
”A Feeling beyond emotion”;
both so important,
they simply had to be included.


I recently found the poems and writings of Chuck Surface
on his
website Garden of The Beloved.
I was instantly smitten.
I encourage you to link over and fall in love...

PHOTO: Mandala Art


  1. Dear heart, thank you for passing on the gift of words today....I'm over there now....x

    1. Always the words... They sing to me. :)

    2. Ah, these words so made my day. Thank you!

    3. Mine too... Still swooning :) His other poems are wonderful too...

  2. WOW.. wow... I'm almost speechless... Thank you for sharing, Christine! ((HUGS)) P.S. Sharing my prayer corner at my place today. ;o)

    1. Yes, I was smitten by this one. He has many other wonderful poems as well.

      Yes, I jumped over to your post to see your lovely "prayer corner"!


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