A friend recently sent me the following poem that I simply must share with you. It touched me deeply. I hope that you enjoy it and it brings a Silver Lining to your day!
Who Walks with Beauty
Who walks with beauty has no need of fear;
The sun and moon and star keep pace with him.
Invisible hands restore a ruined year,
And time, itself, grows beautifully dim.
One hill will keep the footprints of the moon,
That came and went a hushed and secret hour;
One star at dusk will yield a lasting boon:
Remembered beauty’s white, immortal flower.
Who takes of beauty, wine and daily bread,
Will know no lack when bitter years are lean;
The brimming cup is by, the feast is spread;
The sun and moon and stars his eyes have seen,
Are for his hunger and thirst he slakes:
The wine of Beauty and the bread he breaks.