U R the Universe

You may not believe in magic, but don’t you think it strange
the amount of matter in our universe has never slightly changed?

That all which makes your body was once part of something more,
and every breath you ever breathe has seen it all before.

There are countless scores of beauty in all the things that you despise.
It could once have been a shooting star that now makes up your thighs!

And, atoms of forgotten life -who’ve long since ceased to roam-
may now have the great honor to call your crooked smile their home.

You may not believe in magic (but I thought that you should know)
the makings of your heart were born fourteen billion years ago!

So next time you feel lonely, when this world makes you feel small,
Just remember that it’s part of you – and you’re part of it all.

 

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Life’s Organizational Chart

Most people are familiar with organizational charts. They are diagrams that show the structure of an organization. They illustrate the relationships between the parts that make up the whole. If you tried to make one for planet Earth, you would quickly discover that it would not be a hierarchical chart. That would require a single entity to be at the top and everything else to be subordinate to it.

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