Jewish Prayers From the Heart and Pen of Alden Solovy

Inside the Light

A song of the spiritual traveler, whose secret hope is for you to become the light.

Inside the Light
A rainbow shines
Inside the light.
If you could be the dew drop
You would always see it.

Stillness waits
Inside the light.
If you could be the sky
You would always feel it.

The sunrise dawns
Inside the light.
If you could be the horizon
You would always find it.

Freedom flows
Inside the light.
If you could be the wind
You would always ride it.

Beauty rises
Inside the light.
If you could be the sparrow
You would always reach it.

Mystery pulses
Inside the light.
If you could be the wonder
You would always know it.

Majesty reigns
Inside the light.
If you could be the wisdom
You would always hear it.

Faith rests
Inside the light.
If you could be the eagle
You would always hold it.

Your soul glows
Inside the light.
If you could be yourself
You would never leave it.

© 2012 Alden Solovy and http://www.tobendlight.com. All rights reserved.

Postscript: I wrote this on the airplane from Chicago to Newark on my way to Israel to make aliyah. Other songs of the spiritual traveler include: “Come Walk,” “Bird is Bird,” “River,” “Soarbird” and “I am Breathing.”

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8 Responses to “Inside the Light”

  1. Laurie Brown

    This is lovely, inspirational. And the last line gives this poem added meaning for me. Thank you, Alden.

    Reply

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