In Search of Love? A Dedication to Humanity One World (H.O.W) Founder, William D Holland

Humanity One World (H.O.W)

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A Dedication and a loving offering to H.O.W, its Founder William Dale Holland

and family; and quite significantly its members, whose positive energy

acts as a beacon to inspire and uplift all God's children. I give you,

my reader, the link below, so that should you wish in any way,

to connect with those who strive to serve,, believing that

one by one we, too, can make a difference, then feel free to visit their website:


For further info:H.O.W. website found here.; billybuc.hubpages.com; Facebook right here!

William D Holland, aka Billybuc
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Beverly Holland
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To Bill, to Beverly, and all the noble souls trying to manifest God's Light in a real tangible way.

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In Search of Love

I searched for enchantments,

The Hanging Gardens of Babylon,

Came to me and calmed my mind.

I searched for majesty;

The grandeur of the Tajmahal,

Came to me and touched my heart.

I searched for power; I was embraced

By the effulgence of the rising sun.

I searched for Light; the luminosity

Of the moon enfolded me in rapture.

I searched for Love; my Beloved came and said:

“Take me, I’m yours.”

I remained speechless!


For how can I speak of the unspeakable?

Explain that which is awake in Silence,

In the magnificence of the Soul?

Yet the new-born radiates in its grandeur, without words,

Bringing tears and solace, to the hearts of many lovers.

Love is a furnace glowing in my Core.

Shimmering in Its lustre; caressing its many sojourners

Who seek life’s beauty

At Morn and Eve, the planets bow in adoration,

To Love’s sceptred lotuses, nourishing their Lights,

Beating the celestial drums of a mystic pulse,

Unfathomable to the minds perception.

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Last evening, I pulled the curtain; looked at the setting sun.

So many songs of nightingales arose, simultaneously in my Heart!

Now I smell the breath of the ocean; inhale the fragrance of waves,

Which, like incense, seem to frolic, in their lavender and myrrh.

Mother Earth, on whose humility I tread daily,

Now adorns me in Love’s glory; my Soul’s a fire of Delight!

How I wish to touch the portals of a trillion lamps,

The radiant sweetness, of which my words are inadequate to convey.

Come! Sweet LOVE, take me to the Heavens,

While cascading Your beauty, inside the Deity within my Shrine,

To grant me sweet serenity and perfect peace.

-Word-crafted Awakenings by The Lantern-Carrier. ©Copyrighted, 10th January, 2015.

~Inspiring the Inner Light ~

On Philanthropy and Giving

Giving expands the human heart, and makes us receptive to His Love. When we give, we are not doing anything special; not searching for name and fame, but are consciously or unconsciously, enhancing our own growth. Truly speaking, we cannot really give, but merely serve. If humanity is our brothers and sisters, then who is giving what to whom? God is the only Giver.

Receiving is a need and likewise, giving is also a need. The Maestro gives by virtue of his virtuoso in the field of music, and the audience receives his expertise as well as solace to their minds and spirit. Still, the Maestro cannot function in an empty hall, with no applause and financial gains.

The flower offers freely of its fragrance, but it needs the blessings of Mother earth, the rain, the gardener and the love of otherwise ferocious animals and creatures, inn order to survive.

Let us be grateful to the ones we serve, for they are giving us an opportunity to make progress; to grow inwardly; to unveil the curtains in our hearts, so as to be receptive to the Master's Light. Giving lessens our inner burdens: greed, guilt, anger,ego ..., thus acting as a conduit or magnet to attract God's Grace, to transform our lower nature. I bid you much peace. In Love and Light.

Ways of Soulful Servive

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billybuc 23 months ago from Olympia, WA

You are a good man, my friend. Thank you from the bottom of this old heart. Let us hope that the spirit of love infiltrates all the nations, and that peace becomes the norm. Blessings to you, today and always.


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manatita44 23 months ago from london Author

Once again you're faster than me, Bro. I was still working on it. Hope you're happy with everything and I welcome suggestions. Thank you so much, and God's peace be with you and yours. In Love and Light.


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always exploring 23 months ago from Southern Illinois

This is beautiful my friend. Bill's hope is my hope too...


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manatita44 23 months ago from london Author

Well, my sweet, as I listen to the news in France, things are quite bleak. Our hopes and prayers are needed now more than ever. Thank you for your continued support. Peace.


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bravewarrior 23 months ago from Central Florida

A beautiful tribute to a beautiful man with a heart as huge as the globe on which we live!


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manatita44 23 months ago from london Author

Yes, bravewarrior,

We need much more hearts like His. Truly appreciate your beautiful sentiment.


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Writer Fox 23 months ago from the wadi near the little river

What a nice tribute to Billy! I enjoyed your collection of thoughts here.


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manatita44 23 months ago from london Author

Thank you, Writer Fox. I appreciate this. It is also good to see that Billy has so many Friends. I trust that you are a member of H.O.W. This is also written for you all. In Love and Light.


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BlossomSB 23 months ago from Victoria, Australia

A lovely tribute to a man who has a heart of gold for the Lord. Blessings for this write.


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manatita44 23 months ago from london Author

Thank you, BlossomSB. A fine sentiment indeed!


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MsDora 23 months ago from The Caribbean

"God is the only Giver." Impressed by your philosophy of giving and serving. Thanks for sharing.


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manatita44 23 months ago from london Author

Hi, My Sweet. How's things?

I'm happy that you understand my Hubs. You must be using those exercises. It shows in your contributions to my Hubs.

My gratitude for your inner beauty and ever-increasing wisdom. In Love and Light.


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ChitrangadaSharan 23 months ago from New Delhi, India

Wonderful tribute to a wonderful writer and person!

As always your poem is beautiful with nice expressions. I loved your views on 'Giving'.

Voted up and thanks for sharing!


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manatita44 23 months ago from london Author

Thank you, Chitrangada. Hope your day is beautiful!


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manatita44 23 months ago from london Author

My Brother Jamie,

You're one of the few who understands my poetry. I write for the poetry lovers in 30, 40, 100 years and more.

Your sentiments reminds me of Love Itself: A deep thrill in your writing that embraces the Soul; a pen or fingers that finds their way, into the grandeur of the Spirit, to enjoy its Play. My deepest Gratitude.


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Anna Haven 23 months ago from Scotland

A beautiful tribute to a bountiful soul.


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manatita44 23 months ago from london Author

Thank you so much, Anna.

I'm glad that you appreciate this Hub to Bill and the H.O.W family. Much Peace.


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vkwok 23 months ago from Hawaii

To love for all, Manatita!


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manatita44 23 months ago from london Author

Hi Victor,

Glad to chat, Bro. Much gratitude coming your way. Peace.


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rdsparrowriter 22 months ago

How thoughtful and encouraging :) I really like this :) Blessings :)


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manatita44 22 months ago from london Author

Thank you, rdsparrowwriter.

Missed you for a while. Hope that you are well. Best wishes.


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jhamann 22 months ago from Reno NV

Now this poem! I started to write sonnets as an exercise in expression. I was trying to express my love for my wife and my family. Through this exercise I realized it is very hard to describe love, it comes to us in so many disguises. I am in awe when a poet is able to take the vastness in the definition of love and bring to the world love, in all its granduer, as a poem. You have succeeded and proven yourself a poet of the ages. Love Jamie.


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manatita44 22 months ago from london Author

Hehe, Bro.

I believe that this is the one that I had lost. It's close enough! Amazed you remembered so much! Of course my answer is still here from before and I trust that you saw it. Please continue in your infinite beauty and Light.

Your Friend, Manatita

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