Borrowed beauty..

When despair for the world grows in me and I wake in the night at the least sound. In fear of what my life and my children’s life may be. I go and lie down where the wood drake rests in his beauty on the water and the great heron feeds.

I come into the peace of wild things who do not tax their lives with fore thought of grief. I come in to the presence of still water and I feel above me the day blind stars waiting with their light. For a time, I rest in the grace of the world and am free…

Wendell Berry

Some beautiful lines, written in a diary year’s back, came back to enchant the mind when least expected… 🙂

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