Solstice

To many men, a sacred symbol's worth
the agony and disillusioned years
spent seeking Grace through fantasy on earth
and finding but fulfillment of their fears.
Listen for once. Beyond your ears and eyes,
no breathless God awaits to judge your acts.
Eternity does not stalk you in disguise,
sorting what you shovel, sifting facts.
The Life, the Truth and Way is where You are.
It only happens once, each moment now.
Consciousness is risen, mud through star
to joy and wisdom, illuminating how
each man contains both right and light to be
Almighty Goodness, everlastingly.