It asks us to notice that while we rest,
the world continues without our help.
It invites us to delight in the world’s beauty and abundance.
and our action will be as deep as the spring.
We need time to allow the spirit to clear the obstacles
– the clinging debris and mud –
that keeps the spring from flowing freely from its clear,
deep source. And we need time for the spring to
overflow into insightful and compassionate action.