Wild Geese by Mary Oliver

Quaker faith in action: The American poet Mary Oliver died today, aged 83. Her words have carried a special power for many struggling to build a more equal, sustainable and just world. In that spirit we share her poem:

Wild Geese

You do not have to be good.
You do not have to walk on your knees
For a hundred miles through the desert, repenting.
You only have to let the soft animal of your body
love what it loves. Continue reading “Wild Geese by Mary Oliver”