Selah

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Selah.
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Don’t talk.
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Don’t think.
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Don’t try.
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Just breathe.
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Be.
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Stop.
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Cut the noise.
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Take off the weights.
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Listen to Truth in silence.
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Ssssssssssssh
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Listen.
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Feel faith.
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Sssssssssh
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Let Love approach you.
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Wait again.
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Behold.
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Behold the Light.
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Filling you up.
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Flooding you with joy.
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Quieting you with shalom.
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Be lifted by resurrection living hope.
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Be strengthened by the joy of life.
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Selah.
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Shalom.
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Go in peace.

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Siki Dlanga
Siki Dlanga is a love sick Jesus follower. She is regrettably single but not unhappy. She lives for things such as reconciliation. She laughs really loud. She is a dreamer. She is a believer. She is a poet with an inspiring anthology called Word of Worth. She dialogues about her country in whatever platform she finds. She was once called a freedom banner and she liked it. She is daring, she is bold and she is honest. She is also called Madam Madiba. www.madamemadiba.wordpress.com
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  • β€œBut the Lord is in His holy temple.
    Let all the earth keep silence before Him.” Habakkuk 2:20

    • O, THIS. Thank you, Michele.

    • Siki Dlanga

      AMEN!

  • Olivia Butz

    Lovely!

    God, in the silence, has so much to teach us.

    • Siki Dlanga

      Selah.

  • I needed this reminder today, Siki. Thank you for these beautiful words.

    • Siki Dlanga

      Thanks Idelette. I so needed it. You omitted all my dots though!
      That changes the poem πŸ™‚

      • Oops. I don’t think we realized the dots had meaning. But of course they do. So sorry! Updated it. Better?

        • Siki Dlanga

          Yes. haha. Thank you. Every little thing matters in a poem. haha. lots of love πŸ™‚

  • pastordt

    Oh, thank you. I love all this white space, punctuated by such words. Perfect.

    • Siki Dlanga

      Yay. I’m so happy you like the white space. The space between the words is much of the point of the words.

  • SimplySuzi

    Thank you SO much. I am printing this out!

    • Siki Dlanga

      Thank you for liking it! hugs πŸ™‚

  • Megan Gahan

    This is stunning Siki. Thank you for sharing your heart with us <3 xx

    • Siki Dlanga

      xxxx <3

  • I think we need this invitation to sit in quiet and to go in peace now more than ever. Thank you.

    • Siki Dlanga

      Yes. xxx don’t think. don’t try.

  • Sarah

    This is so, so powerful. And perfect for my yoga classes, if I may… Thank you.

    • Siki Dlanga

      Yes! Yes. thank you for reading Sarah.

  • Debra Howe

    I have been struggling to meditate for years, frustrated by my overactive mind. Very discouraged. Thank you for giving me permission just to rest in the quiet without worrying about technique.