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Then what…

  • Then what…
  • a poem about the fruit of The Work

 

  • When you stop desiring and coveting,
  • then what…

 

  • When you stop running and escaping,
  • then what…

 

  • When you stop struggling and just surviving,
  • then what…

 

  • When you stop being afraid and lonely,
  • then what…

 

  • When you stop needing and being needy,
  • then what…

 

  • When you stop striving and trying,
  • then what…

 

  • When you stop being angry and rebellious,
  • then what…

 

  • When you stop resisting and being passive aggressive,
  • then what…

 

  • When you stop pointing and projecting,
  • then what…

 

  • When you stop controlling and contriving,
  • then what…

 

  • When you stop identifying with and looking for identity,
  • then what…

 

  • When you stop needing approval and validation.
  • then what…

 

  • When you stop looking over your shoulder and expecting the worst,
  • then what…

 

  • When you stop bullying and being bullied,
  • then what…

 

  • When you stop hating and avenging,
  • then what…

 

  • When you stop shrinking and hiding,
  • then what…

 

  • When you stop jockeying and positioning,
  • then what…

 

  • When you stop looking for belonging and acceptance,
  • then what…

 

  • When you stop fuming and venting,
  • then what…

 

  • When you stop being a rule maker and breaker,
  • then what…

 

  • When you stop fidgeting and fighting,
  • then what…

 

  • When you stop obsessing and possessing,
  • then what…

 

  • When you stop chasing and being chased,
  • then what…

 

  • When you stop seeking and looking,
  • then what…

 

  • When you stop knowing and needing to know,
  • then what…

 

  • When you stop harassing and being harassed,
  • then what…

 

  • When you stop being frantic and disturbed,
  • then what…

 

  • When you stop wandering and wondering,
  • then what…

 

  • When you stop impressing and wanting to be impressed,
  • then what…

 

  • When you stop berating and flagellating,
  • then what…

 

  • When you stop hurrying, scurrying, rushing and hustling,
  • then what…

 

  • When you stop tensing up and holding your breath,
  • then what…

 

  • When you stop power playing and pretending,
  • then what…

 

  • When you stop being an outcast and abandoned,
  • then what…

 

  • When you stop being obsessed and obsessive,
  • then what…

 

  • When you stop scrimping and stealing(from yourself-worst kind of theft),
  • then what…

 

  • When you stop tip toeing and apologizing,
  • then what…

 

  • When you stop questioning and doubting,
  • then what…

 

  • When you stop explaining yourself and making excuses,
  • then what…

 

  • When you stop explaining other’s abhorrent attitudes and behaviors 
  • then what…

 

  • When you stop wishing you were somewhere else or someone else,
  • then what…

 

  • When you stop compromising and competing,
  • then what…

 

  • When you stop calculating and worrying,
  • then what…

 

  • When you stop running from love or a situation,
  • then what…

 

  • When you stop letting your mistakes define, confine, and condemn you,
  • then what…

 

  • When you stop being small and silent,
  • then what…

 

  • Well… what then…
  • Well, I truly don’t know. And I’m ok with that.
  • I guess I’ll just show up to life tomorrow and the day after and then the next and … 
  • …and I guess that is how I’ll find out.

 

  • I guess The Work has and is paying off and paying dividends, eternal and in perpetuity.
  • And all those years and years and years I thought and it looked like I was doing “nothing”. Once again the deceiver was wrong!

 

  • Love has navigated thus far.
  • Love will continue navigating into the Divine Design Known.

 

  • Being a Child of God 
  • discovering and embracing the Promises
  • seeking the Kingdom of God
  • seeking God’s Righteousness,
  • that’s the answer.
    That’s what.

 

  • “Seek ye first the Kingdom of God and God’s Righteousness,
  • and all these things (and ‘whats’) shall be added unto you.”
  • Jesus,
  • the leader and perfecter of faith
  • Bible

 

  • Abundant Grace, Wisdom, Love and Blessings,
  • Irena As I Am, Co•Creatress and Mudryk The Great
  • October 17, 2019 In the Year of Our Love