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Blossoming


We get into things.

We get out of things.

We see sunrises, and long stretches of open road.

We eat and sleep

In sunshine and under gray skies.

But what is this life our bodies move through, this deception of the flesh

This incomplete picture of who we really are.

How free can we be when we drop

The mistaken belief that going places

Doing things

And the long empty stretches of life

Is life itself.

Is the bird free because they fly

Or the horse because they gallop?

Or is freedom a choice, a way of being in our minds and hearts

That blossoms into each moment.


c. Crissi McDonald

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Gast
18. Aug. 2023

Thank you! I found this with my little mare. As I can´t ride anymore and she isn´t a horse happy to just stand around, she is ridden by others. Now I hear she is good in avoiding to work. When I say, no, she isn´t, probably they just didn´t give the right cues, all I get is blank stare, Seems that the idea, that a horse is always following the cues of the rider is not widley known....

Ursula,

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Cynthia McCormack
Cynthia McCormack
14. Juli 2023

So very beautifully said!! 💜

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Gast
10. Juli 2023

So true!

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sandy
09. Juli 2023

I am reading Untethered Soul by Michael Singer for the second time. ( I considered it to be “ my bible” ten years ago after making a major life change). your beautiful poem is like having dessert after I just finished the last chapter! Crissi you are so beautiful from the inside out. 🙏💖

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Gast
06. Juli 2023

I love this! I would also love to know more about Top. We have a 16 year old QH, whose previous job was a ranch horse, dragging calves, etc. We tease that his first answer is always a definitive "NO". He's coming closer to yes being his answer of choice for most things, but it's taken a long dang time.

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Gast
03. Juli 2023

Such beautiful and thoughtful words. I shared with friends and they were equally taken with your poetry.

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Gast
03. Juli 2023

Love Love Love this..... Thank you!

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Gast
01. Juli 2023

So beautiful, so true . A perfect poem and a,great way of thinking about things. Thank you so much for sharing Crissi.

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crissimcdonald
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02. Juli 2023
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Thank you very much!

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Gast
01. Juli 2023

Sweet and poignant. Thank you, Crissi.

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crissimcdonald
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02. Juli 2023
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You're welcome. Thanks for taking the time to watch it. :)

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Gast
01. Juli 2023

Well said! Thank you for sharing in the moment.

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crissimcdonald
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02. Juli 2023
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Thank you!

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