To See, or Not To See

snowy diamonds


is the soul

whose heart can see

that even life’s coldest path

is sprinkled with


17 comments on “To See, or Not To See

  1. Have you ever read “The Wisdom of the Desert Fathers?” It is full of perfect little nuggets just like this.

  2. Heidi Viars says:

    I was walking in this kind of snow and sun the other day and was pondering how to say what you just penned … you took the thoughts out of my mind and put them into beautiful words … I think I might have to print this out and keep them in my winter coat 🙂 LOVE IT!!!! Thanks, Mel!

  3. Mirada says:

    Hallelujah–more truth that poetry here, Mel!

  4. Lyle Krahn says:

    I can see the diamonds in the snow so easily … the other places not so easily.

  5. jerseylil says:

    Life’s coldest path really is “sprinkled with diamonds.” I like that thought, Melody!

    • melodylowes says:

      It takes courage and determination to see the beauty in the difficult places. I know that you have learned the trick of finding what is good in the midst of soul’s winter places, and are now able to pass that beauty on to the rest of us.

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