Notes to Poem: Peace... Openness... Understanding...
three Angels who came to me
An email arrived on Monday, June 19, 2006 at 5:55 pm from Sally
telling me that her Dad, Sterling McNees had died and that a
Memorial Service will be held at Los Altos Union Presbyterian Church.
I went to my web site WisdomPortal.com and consulted
some Angel Cards
via a random generator.
The three cards that came to me were:
Peace... Openness... Understanding...
Was that your soul flying by me
A friend drove me to Kaiser Permanente in Mountain View
for my blood test on June 19. While walking on Hope Street,
a giant colorful butterfly flew close above me.
It was 1:00 pm and I composed this haiku:
A flutter of wings
under the magnolia tree
the peace that passeth all understanding
"And the peace of God, which passeth all understanding,
shall keep your hearts and minds through Christ Jesus."
wings of wisdom & understanding
"Get wisdom, get understanding: forget it not"
"Wisdom is the principal thing; therefore get wisdom:
and with all thy getting get understanding."
guide our world to perfect peace
Yunus Emre (1238-1321),
"Find Perfect Peace"
"The best possible thing / Is to find perfect peace."
bring us the blessings of peace
King David, Psalms,
"the Lord will bless his people with peace"
Peter Y. Chou
Mountain View, 6-21-2006