Stuck in a time past but not yet here.
Lost in the traditions of many, yet alone in the freedoms of a few.
Desperate to exist, yet not be seen.
Life is beautiful, yet death is fair.
Many cry out love, yet pain is the outcome.
Intelligent, yet lacking in wisdom.
Thought to be profound, yet the shallowest of the shallow.
Air everywhere, yet struggling to breathe.
Walking great distances, yet paralyzed from the waist down.
Talking a mile a minute, yet mute.
Hearing the voice of instruction, yet deaf.
Touching done right is art, yet the skin hungers.
Accomplished, yet under appreciated.
Surrounded, yet alone.
No more death by crucifixion, yet history repeats itself.
Popular, yet a friend, a friend, my kingdom for a friend.
The universe is infinite, yet we are running out of space.
Seeking the truth, yet liars are welcomed.
Not wanting to die, yet fearful of living.
Heaven is amazing, yet no one wants to go there.
F@#k the police, yet dial 911.
Beauty is in the eye of the beholder, yet she cannot see past herself.
Save the unborn, yet send them off to war when ready.
Keep politics out of Religion, yet Religion is politics.
God is omnipotent, omniscient and omnipresent, yet he fits in a book.
In plain sight, yet out of mind.
It is all about you, yet it is all about me.
Married, yet not in a marriage.
Commitment, yet no compromise.
Broken, yet useful.
Godly yet unholy.
Love you with all my heart, yet not my mind.
All lives matter, yet not to each other.
Humanity is resilient, yet fragile.
I need you, yet I do not want you.
Sex is not love, yet sex is loved.
Freedom of speech, yet please remain silent.
I'll sell you my soul, yet not my body.
I love you, yet I do not trust you.
Life is complex, yet it is what it is.
and so it is... yet.
An author, consultant and educator, Dr. Marcos A. Miranda has traveled throughout the United States delivering lectures, trainings and workshops on crisis, trauma and disaster spiritual care.