can you drink the cup?

For today, I hold the reality of what currently is, and the potential of more to come.

For more of the
soul searching-
and gut wrenching
peace seeking-
and crazy making
spirit filling-
and out pouring
and longing
and crying
and waiting
and hurting
kind of moments—and the potential of more to come.

Learning to do this, while spilling here and there and coming up empty time to time. Thankfully I have a shot at any and all of this, because I have others who I can lift my cup with. Thankfully….

Cheers to each and everyone of you as you look, wonder, see, question, and gather what is in your cup. None are alone.

cup images noted in order – click on photo to link to photostream
the black and white: Dihan_DS, the hope: ciccioetneo, the emptiness: subnet24
the abundance: torode, the giving: CubaGallery, the more: mbgrigby
the options: carola’s look, the joy: Thomieh, the sorrow: mbtritby, the both: BishopB

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  1. kim gabby
    Posted January 30, 2011 at 9:02 pm | Permalink

    What beautiful words….just read that this morning. I am loving this little book from Henri Nouwen. It is speaking to me in so many different ways. Love, love, love your photos of the cups-
    they so give us a visual of the words-Blessings dear friend!

  2. Posted January 31, 2011 at 7:08 am | Permalink

    This is beautiful. Achingly beautiful. Thanks for sharing, Em.

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