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What I am Coming to Know: Vayeitzei

old person's hand holding younger person's hand, background is fabric that looks like hospital gown
My 89 year old mother is in hospital.
Sitting in Edmonton airport
On a sojourn, back home,
And in two different directions,
In quiet awe,
I watch a young mother
With her new baby.
 
Life returns itself to Life.
All is as it should be.
 
This night I learned 
There are over 200 billion trillion stars in the universe,
100 million black holes in our region of the universe,
And that I will only ever have,
One mother.
A stone rolls away from my heart.
 
God is in this place
And I am coming to know.

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