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  The Organs On Easter Morn
by Mr. Ed
Tuesday, April 06, 2010
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 “My profession is to always be alert,

To find God in nature, to know God's lurking places,

To attend to all the oratorios and the operas in nature.”

 

Henry David Thoreau

 

 

Easter morning, in old New Mexico

What a wonderful place to celebrate

Like Thoreau, I find God in Nature

And, I never have very long, to wait

 

I wake my slumbering spouse at dawn

And tell her that we don’t want to be late

For Easter Services, in the Organ Mountains

A time for its re-birth, a time for us to celebrate

 

And very soon, we both behold a wondrous service

In the very ancient Organ Mountains, this Easter Morn

The winged choir begins singing, the sky is heavenly blue

Lovely, fragrant, yellow wildflowers, are now being re-born

 

And very soon, as we both now peer all around us

We both thank God, for allowing us this Easter sight

And, we wonder if all those inside man-made churches

Could ever possibly feel such a joyous, uplifting, delight

 

Easter Morning, in God’s Mountains,

What a wondrous place to celebrate;

Like Thoreau, I find God in Nature,

And, I never have very long, to wait.

 

 

©Easter Morn 2010, Mr. Ed

 
      


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Reviewed by Patrick Granfors
Gotta love the church of the mountain. Patrick
Reviewed by Michael Guy
You always find the best of quotes and places. That Thoreau one is a favorite of mine, so I copied it to paste in my notepad. So what is with you and New Mexico, a love affair I guess. Can't say I've had the pleasure but I can see she is a lovely place...
Enjoy, Mike
Reviewed by Georg Mateos
Thanks for the tour, always you will be there to remind us that still there is a piece of America untouched by greedy hands.

Georg

PS. in your absence, Jersey Ed was missing a hug from PeeWee.

Reviewed by Karen Vanderlaan
So Beautiful!
Reviewed by Karen Palumbo
Beautiful and serene, such a picturesque day for joy and spiritual fulfillment...

Be always safe,
Karen
Reviewed by Ed Matlack
Sunrise service on the beach is quite nice as well...glad your home safely & now that you are you need to send some discipline over to your oldest brother Edvard, he's been bad with regards to the Ed brothers...;-) Ed
Reviewed by Holly Ibbitson (Reader)
This is where we are one with God and nature. xo
Reviewed by Andy Turner
Oh My Gosh. I understand this. No-one got it. Instead of going to church, I went to your kinda church. And what did I find...
Reviewed by Abdi-Noor Mohamed (Eagle Of Hope)
A pleasure to read you. As usual I enjoyed this
Reviewed by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
Wonderful writing, Ed; bravo! Well done!

(((HUGS))) and much love, your friend in Tx., Karen Lynn. :D
Reviewed by larry linville
I don't know where those mountains are but I had a great week at Santa Fe. Beautiful.

I drove by a lake going to church Sunday morning and told my wife it would be so much more perfect at the little island near the side of that lake.
Reviewed by D Johnson
Well said, thanks to you, nature and Henry David Thoreau.

Cheers,
Dan
Reviewed by Felix Perry
Very well expressed and also captures a lot of my own sentiments...I saw God in a sunrise Easter morning...that was my church and my smile was my prayer.
fee
Reviewed by Ray { The Great Canadian Buzzard }
Theres nothing like the great outdoors
Thanks for taking us along with you, I enjoyed
The Buzzard still buzzing
Reviewed by Richard Arrington
and all of nature said,"Amen!" Here is something you might like, Ed. Naturalist Hal Borland wrote, “April is a promise that May is bound to keep.”
Reviewed by La Belle Rouge Poetess Of The Heart
So very beautiful, no better place to worship
Reviewed by Annabel Sheila
This sounds like an amazing place to be...surrounded by the wonder of Nature....nothing like it! Great write, Ed.

Anna
Reviewed by Dawn Anderson
Ed, this is so beautiful and what a wonderful way to spend Easter!
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