Compassion Acrostic

Thinking of all those in need of compassion, at this time thinking of my brother in law lost in the grip of demantia and my sister coping but struggling.

I wrote this back in January 2015.

Compassion Acrostic.

Comfort me in my hour of need

Open your eyes and ears to me, take heed

Mindfulness is needed here in the world

Pain and grief are like weapons hurled.

All the woes of this vale of tears

Scream loudly in our ears

Sacred heart give us hope

In you we trust , help us cope.

OH! help us to help each other

Now in our hour of need to love our sister and brother.

25 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. pensitivity101
    Aug 04, 2018 @ 17:38:19

    Beautiful Willow, and I feel every written word. My thoughts are with you all.

    Reply

  2. Ritu
    Aug 04, 2018 @ 18:04:56

    Such a poem filled with feeling, Sis πŸ’œ

    Reply

  3. Jane Dougherty
    Aug 04, 2018 @ 18:12:19

    So many people need our compassion.

    Reply

  4. ksbeth
    Aug 04, 2018 @ 19:03:27

    very thoughtful and spot on

    Reply

  5. Betty Hayes Albright
    Aug 04, 2018 @ 19:43:10

    Very beautiful, Willow. ❀️🌸 We need this compassion more than ever in this world.

    Reply

  6. Kat Myrman
    Aug 05, 2018 @ 04:44:07

    Right on point. Every line so true.

    Reply

  7. Dorinda Duclos
    Aug 05, 2018 @ 05:53:45

    Beautifully written, Willow. My thoughts are with you and your family πŸ™β€οΈ

    Reply

  8. yogiamandeep
    Aug 06, 2018 @ 13:24:50

    May your brother in law and sister feel the strength shared from your compassionate heart. Many blessings.

    Reply

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