It’s No Mystery

A thought that occurred to me over and over as I drove through Amish Country yesterday:

Indiana Amish Heartland Scenic Drive 06272020

It's No Mystery
by Michael Doyle

Every day that we get to live
We have to give what we can give
To show that love can conquer hate
That is if we want a different fate

Every day we get is a page turned
Another chance at lessons learned
The present of living our own history
Adds up to next to no sort of mystery

Open up your fist and take my hand
Let's talk until we can understand
Each other and just what it is we need
For our hearts to be truly freed

I am not really one for second guessing
But have you too maybe forgotten our blessing
When you tell me that you feel the end of days
I am smiling at our need to change our ways

To have more faith and that is greater than fear
Looking deeper than the surface of what appears
But to learn to stop forcing the seeking and see
That we each have the answer; it's no mystery

What does it take but a moment to show kindness
What does it mean to choose to live in blindness
What we can and must learn to love each other
Turn to your left and right; we're sisters and brothers

The greatest commandment it has been repetitively said
And should always be kept inside our busy heads
Is to love the Lord God with all of who we truly are
And to love one another just as we find in following that star

Accepting our differences and seeing with other's eyes
Grateful as we should be for the greeting of each new sunrise
Let's turn that page and walk it in its all together
This then is how we help this world be somewhat better

(c) June 28, 2020  Michael Doyle
All Rights Reserved

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Writer, poet, musician, surfer, father of two princesses.
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