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"An Honor to Be Alive" Meditation by Patrick Murfin

This happenstance assemblage of atoms,

this collection of random stardust
echoing an explosive moment of creation,
this unlikely bag of seawater, carbon, and stone,
oddly and inexplicably ambulatory,
miraculously sees and recognizes you,
the very you seeing and recognizing.

It is an honor to be alive.

—Patrick Murfin

From We Build Temples in the Heart: Side by Side We Gather, by Patrick Murfin.

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Last updated on Friday, July 23, 2010.

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