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I Enjoy a Thousand Raptures of Your Delight. Monday's Inspiration

Updated on April 10, 2017

Quote from Manatita

"The chords of my Love are immeasurable and timeless.

Come! O Light! Let us engage in endless conversations;

Ah, night! You seem to hide, knowing that the dawn will soon arise." -Manatita

The Lark

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I dreamed of this conversation,

While still dining in a vale of Lovers.

‘Twas there that the reed first whispered Your psalms;

The lark sang Your beauty in seasonal spring.

I was enraptured, and as the birds

Whistled melodies in this sacred garden,

I danced with the moonlights, calling out Thy name.

I am Your crescent rays,

Glimmering in the constellations,

The enthralling echo of the lute.

Let me kiss Thy tender flame,

Burning in a Heart alight with longing,

For Thy sweet embrace.



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Australian butterfly

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Hyacinths in Thy orchard speak to me;

The rose-buds smile and I feel blessed.

I am in a garden of scented flowers,

Singing love-songs to Thy aroma;

Basking in the grandeur of Your Delight.

I sense Your pull of enchantment;

Become entangled, like the moth,

With the fragrance of Thy sweetness.

My affinity towards You is immense,

Life's former aversion totally gone.

My Sweet Butterfly,

You wrap me in a cocoon so beautiful,

That I enjoy a thousand raptures of Your Delight.


Manatita, The Lantern Carrier. 8th April, 2017.

Awakening The Inner Light

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Quotes from a Seer

"Only two miracles are worth seeing:

The miracle of loving and the miracle of forgiving." -Sri Chinmoy

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Sweetness

How is this awakened in your life?

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    • billybuc profile image

      Bill Holland 2 weeks ago from Olympia, WA

      A rupturing if delight...what a wondrous image that provides. I'm going forth today, awaiting my rupture. :) Have a superb Monday, my friend.

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      Julievojo 2 weeks ago

      Lovely prose and photos. Thank you for starting my day off right!

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      Gypsy Rose Lee 2 weeks ago from Riga, Latvia

      A wonderful and colorful poetic journey. Love all those flowers.

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      Ruby Jean Fuller 2 weeks ago from Southern Illinois

      Your poetry this morning is especially heartwarming, aha, love is a beautiful feeling!

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      Venkatachari M 2 weeks ago from Hyderabad, India

      Beautiful poetic raptures of love, beauty, and sweetness of the soul. You are so great in describing all these ecstasies.

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      manatita44 2 weeks ago from london

      My mistake, Bill.

      A rapture is an ecstatic state. Very different from 'rupture.' But perhaps you're teasing me, right? Or correcting me in a sweet way. Perhaps I was 'enraptured' when I wrote it. Ha ha. Cool, eh?

      Thank you so much!

      Sweet, Julievojo. Welcome here and thank you so much!!

      Gypsy,

      Thank you so much!!!

      Hi Ruby,

      Yes, indeed! Right now I'm in the middle of a seven-hr meditation with about 500 souls. Just having a quick lunch break. So I know what you mean. Thank you so much!

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      manatita44 2 weeks ago from london

      Thanks my brother.

      We speak of not being great but good. Goodness embodies greatness. How's things? well? On a retreat in New York. Just coming off my lunch break. Love to the family. Hari Om!!

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      Audrey Howitt 2 weeks ago from California

      Inspirational! I find that animals awaken sweetness --

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      manatita44 13 days ago from london

      So true, Audrey.

      They appear in so many teachings of the Saints. Christ speaks of the lamb but most esoteric souls use other animals, especially birds. Thank you so much!

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      DEBANGEE MANDAL 13 days ago from India

      A very charming and pleasing poem..as beautiful as the image of the rose you have given in the hub. Altogether it makes it a vibrant, colorful hub.Well written!

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      manatita44 13 days ago from london

      Ah, Debangee.

      Appreciated! Thank you so much!!

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      Dora Isaac Weithers 12 days ago from The Caribbean

      An embrace in the setting you creature could only be heavenly. Thanks for sharing the delight.

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      manatita44 12 days ago from london

      Yes, Dee.

      I love your vision. We will share, you and I. So when the Master embraces you, let me know. LOL. Much Love.

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      Eric Dierker 12 days ago from Spring Valley, CA. U.S.A.

      Very good. I like it a lot.

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      manatita44 12 days ago from london

      Eric,

      I thank you so much! Appreciations.

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