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How I Yearn For You, O Lover ..., Come! A Healing Offering to Mary Craig.

Updated on February 7, 2016
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Manatita is an esteemed author living in London, UK. He writes spiritual books, flash fiction and esoteric poetry, his favourite genre.

With Healing and Loving Thoughts For Mary Craig


This is a Spiritual Poem Expressing Longing For The Ever-present, yet Seemingly Elusive Consciousness.

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“If we go deep within, we see that what we call suffering is nothing but an experience. And who is having that experience? God Himself. God is the Doer, God is the action and God is the fruit. – Sri Chinmoy.

“Even in our heart’s suffering-garden, Divinity’s flower-fragrance-joy Will eventually blossom.”- Sri Chinmoy.

My heart is pining for You; my mind tormented.

Day and night; even in the twilight hours,

You dance on the wings of my memories,

Affects the rhythms of my breath.

It’s been so many eons, my Love;

But I still see those birthless garlands,

Anchored in my Heart.

I wish to cascade my rose-tinted dreams,

Into a thousand aromas of Your Delight,

Embracing me in Your realm of grandeur,

So as to lose myself, in this sweet intricate Maze.

Now timeless …timeless…timeless … (read soft, echo-like)

Resonate the moments …

When my Spirit merged in Your Love,

And this Soul flew with a moonlit lustre,

On ridiculously delightful ecstasies.

O Bird of Light! Your mercy, I beseech!

This body burns with a perpetual fire,

Hungry with longing, for its Beloved One…

How I yearn for You, O Lover…, Come!

-Manatita, The Flame-Weaver. 6th February, 2016. ©Copyrighted.

~ Awakening The Inner Flame ~

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Inspirational poem

“Why do you have to think
Of your difficulties
As negative forces?
Just think of them
As opportunities.
Lo, they will increase
Your inner and outer capacities!”-Sri Chinmoy.

All my Love, Mary, and our Lord's bounteous blessings.- Manatita.


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    • manatita44 profile imageAUTHOR


      2 years ago from london

      All my love, Mary. You don't have to come, don't worry. Just get well. My thoughts and Heart is with you, and our Lord surely loves you. Keep up the courage. Seeing you here is positive in the sense that I know that you are strong. Much Love.

      Paula, I echo your thoughts. let us all pray for her. Much Peace.

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      2 years ago from Beautiful Upstate New York

      Of course you're strong & stubborn!! Bravo. This is a weary journey Til, but you're not alone ~ so many care deeply about you. Keep your journal, your spirit and your Faith....this will be behind you before you can wonder.....Hugs, Paula

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      Mary Craig 

      2 years ago from New York

      My blessings can be counted here on HP! Manatita you are truly an inspiration and a gem in a heavenly crown. Thank you for this beautiful tribute.

      Thank you all for your prayers. Things are going well and thankfully God has given me the strength I didn't know I had to get through this battle. It is never ending, but I'm stubborn enough to keep fighting it!

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      2 years ago from london

      So sweet of you, Paula. Thank you, thank you ...I wonder how she's doing...I send her healing thoughts. Thank you so much! Peace.

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      2 years ago from Beautiful Upstate New York

      Manatita.....Such a deep, loving & inspirational gift you offer to Marys' healing. This is lovely. Thank you for being part of our Army of Angels who have Mary in our thoughts & prayers. She is surely a very special soul.. Peace, Paula

    • manatita44 profile imageAUTHOR


      2 years ago from london

      Hello, my Friend. Hope all's good. Thank you so much! Much Love.

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      Shauna L Bowling 

      2 years ago from Central Florida

      Positive thoughts and heart-felt words work wonders to heal the soul and, in turn, the body. Beautiful message, Manatita!

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      2 years ago from london

      Thank you, thank you, Deb. You are very dear to me. Pay a visit to this Hub and leave a comment. Much Love:

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      Deb Hirt 

      2 years ago from Stillwater, OK

      Truly an inspiration for us all.

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      2 years ago from london

      Gypsy, so sweet; so charming! Much appreciations! Much ...

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      Gypsy Rose Lee 

      2 years ago from Riga, Latvia

      Wonderful and inspiration always a pleasure to read your tributes.

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      2 years ago

      Thank you so much Frank. Away from home. All's good. Truly appreciate your sweetest contributions.

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      Frank Atanacio 

      2 years ago from Shelton

      Your longing just proves how brilliant and inspirational your poetry can be my friend.. and good dedication to a wonderful hubber..:)

    • manatita44 profile imageAUTHOR


      2 years ago from london

      My Sweet Surabhi. Thank you for gracing my Hub. You're an awesome poetess yourself, and so I feel honoured that you have visited this Hub. God bless your loving Heart.

      Rajan, You're so right. Life can be so trying for most of us! I know that many of us here will wish her a great recovery. Thank you so much for your kind contribution.

      Susie, it's gone. I went to it at the Courtyard Hotel near Old Street, last Saturday night. A black girl won. She was totally awesome! Here is a challenge for you. I am going to Poetry Cafe tonight, 22 Betterton Street, 5 mins walk from Covent Garden Station (Piccadilly Line). Come and do a poem for my birthday. You will feel my Love for this. Call me: 07905505373.

      No, no. Mary won't want to hear you saying 'how sad.' She will know what you mean, of course. She's not poor but rich in Spirit, even though she will, I'm sure, think of her mortality like all of us. Perhaps it is that very thought that will help her to do well.

      Always so good to hear from a fellow Londoner with loving thoughts. Higher blessings.

      Note: If you come, I am black, tall, slim-medium built. They call me the Lantern Carrier. Starts at 19:30 hrs, but to perform you should arrive before 19:00hrs. It is a popular event. You can also find them on the net: Poetry Cafe. Peace.

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      Susie Jane 

      2 years ago from London

      I read her hub. How sad. Poor Mary. Where are the UK Poetry Slam Championships held?

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      Rajan Singh Jolly 

      2 years ago from From Mumbai, presently in Jalandhar,INDIA.

      The longing expressed so beautifully. Mary is in our prayers and God willing she will be fine. Like Sri Chinmoy says, difficulties are opportunities. We ought to see them positively.

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      Surabhi Kaura 

      2 years ago

      Woops. I'm late, but hey it's better to be late than never :)

      You know, I love this poem, especially the line "Now timeless... timeless... timeless..." There are certain words that echo in the kingdom of our Hearts and yet, they simply remain like silent prayers. God listens to our prayers. Lovely dedication! I thoroughly enjoyed reading it. Bless you and blessings to Mary Craig as well.

    • manatita44 profile imageAUTHOR


      2 years ago from london

      Ha ha, Dee.

      These are two very powerful lines. So glad you noticed. Thank you so much, my Dear Friend.

      Hi Rochelle.

      Drop me a few lines. Let me know how you're doing. I always appreciate seeing you here. God bless your loving Heart of sweet simplicity and filial devotion. Hari Om!

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      2 years ago

      Beautiful and thoughtful as always :)

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      Dora Weithers 

      2 years ago from The Caribbean

      Would love to hear you read that line:

      "Now timeless ...timeless…timeless..."

      What a wonderful offering!"

    • manatita44 profile imageAUTHOR


      2 years ago from london

      What a sweet thing to say! Truly, in the Higher realm, we're all brothers and sisters. Some know, some don't. From that standpoint, I don't think Mary is doing too badly. She's as mortal as you and I in some ways, but I feel good knowing that she has taken a brave stance.

      Your comment is touching and also healing to me and would be to her, I'm sure. I thank you so much, Ruby. Good night, work course today.

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      Ruby Jean Richert 

      2 years ago from Southern Illinois

      This must surely lift Mary and let the healing begin. God grant this plea. Thank you for always being there for people who are suffering.

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      2 years ago from london

      Thank you, Alicia.

      So glad you like it. Trust that she is as well as can be. Much Gratitude to you.

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      Linda Crampton 

      2 years ago from British Columbia, Canada

      Thank you for sharing the beautiful thoughts and the lovely tribute to Mary.

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      2 years ago from london

      Ages ago ... sometimes spelt aeons. The poem is addressing God from the standpoint that the Soul is in separation/isolation from God, and has been for a very long time, centuries, perhaps. It's expressing a yearning or longing for the Divine; to find its way home. Thank you so much!

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      Lawal Abiodun 

      2 years ago from Houston, Texas.

      It's being a while since I visited hub pages. Reading this beautiful written poem is drawing my attention back to reading, generally. Thanks so much for this.

      [What does "eons" mean?]

    • manatita44 profile imageAUTHOR


      2 years ago from london

      Yes, she's written a Hub about her condition. You can visit it.

      Last night I went to the UK Poetry Slam Championships. A girl won.

      Thank you so much for your kind sentiment. Best wishes.

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      Susie Jane 

      2 years ago from London

      This is beautiful. Is it addressing the Mary here on HP?(tillsontitan)

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      2 years ago from london

      PoetwoPoem, thank you from Dallas. say hello to my sister, there. Hope you are having a great weekend.

      Vasantha TK,

      Thank you so much! So true but I appreciate this can be daunting, too. Much Love.

      Yes Bill, a great friend and fighter, Mary. As always, I feel your love for her. More of this spirit is needed. Much Love, my Friend.

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      Bill Holland 

      2 years ago from Olympia, WA

      If love and respect can heal, then Mary is in good shape.

      You spoke for all of us who know Mary...thank you for this beautiful tribute.

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      vasantha T k 

      2 years ago from Bangalore

      Challenges are the opportunities to be explored ! inspiring thoughts manatita.

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      Rudy Lopez 

      2 years ago from Dallas

      Great read, thanks for sharing.

    • manatita44 profile imageAUTHOR


      2 years ago from london

      No disrespect. It's uncanny. You sometimes comment on my Hubs even before I finish. You're amazingly quick, Swalia.

      I think perhaps I post it while correcting, maybe.

      Your contribution is always valued, and indeed expresses succinctly, much of the essence of the poem. Our thoughts and prayers to Mary, of course ...hari Om!

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      Shaloo Walia 

      2 years ago from India

      A beautiful poem of longing! I loved the inspirational quote from Sri Chinmoy and such a soothing bhajan in the video. Awesome!


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