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Take Me to That Place
by brian j plachta on July 12th, 2020

Take me to that place
That quiet place within my heart
where the only truth is you,
where everything comes back to you,
O God



Where moist morning air
swirls across my skin
and your Divine Breath
invites me to inhale
the gift of this moment


Where the squirrel
feasts at the bird feeder
and you scatter seeds
of abundant love
into my
life


Where the mighty ant
carries grain morsels
faithfully along the sidewalk
and you carry the weight of me
patiently
across the wilderness
of my life’s journey


Where birds sing morning melodies
and hymns of resounding praise
echo within me


Where sap drips from evergreen branches
and their earthy wooden smell
intoxicates me with
your everlasting grace


Take me to that place, O God
That place where you and I
dwell as One



Where the veil parts
and nothing separates us
as the tender and strong body
of creation holds and comforts me


Where everything comes back to you
Where the only truth is you


There is such a place
I know it
I taste it
I feel it in my soul


It fills me
with simple pleasures of
Divine Presence


It is in this moment
It is in every moment



I need only
accept it
and allow you
to have your way in me


Take me to that place
That place
I wish to dwell
now and forever more






—brian j plachta
brianplachta.net


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