Miracles Revealed (a Poem)

Miracles are a retelling in small letters of the very same story which is written across the whole world in letters too large for some of us to see. C.S. Lewis

Life is a miracle in every sense of the word

Each day is a wonder through which we wander

Our eyes glancing to and fro

The path we follow is the right one

It cannot be any other way

For it led us here

To the miraculous

Now

Object of wonders once called

Miraculum

Vocalized archaic words are talismans

Ancient incantations

Echoing across time

First formed by distant ancestors

To imagine the world around them

Mental imprints solidified

Heirlooms of distant minds

Mirrors and Miracles

Formed around the same root

Mirare – to wonder at

Celebrate the captured perceptions

Divined from wonderment

Reflected in the concepts of

Shared accumulated vocabulary

An aggregate of venerable covenants

Of meaning through the ages

Brought to life by

Imaginary words

Imagination creates reality

Visualize the soul’s wings

Feel the lift of life

Confidently ride the winds of change

Soar above obstacles

Believe in the divine dream

To attain that cosmic birthright

Imagine a sacred realm realized

Become the miracle revealed

Published by everythingisbeachy

Read my books at: amazon.com/author/wheelerce Wheeler was a monthly magazine and weekly newspaper editor during the time he lived in China from 2007-2019. In China he worked for: Education Ministry, Tourism Ministry and Propaganda Ministry. In addition to his magazine and newspaper work, Wheeler edited and contributed to: multiple travel guides; numerous textbooks; several research and translation projects; and advertising copy for countless clients. As a university lecturer, Wheeler developed several university courses including Appreciation of Western Poetry and Introduction to Journalism. He taught Writing, Literature, Culture, Film, and other subjects. His success as a foreign teacher and editor led to Wheeler being awarded Teacher of the Year honors several times at two major universities. In addition to writing, Wheeler was an actor in China. He was on a television show; and the voice for Hangzhou Tourism as well as acting on stage. Wheeler's most unusual role was being the spokesman for a wallpaper adhesive company.

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