the compass

wherever you plan to go
let love chart your course

generosity points east
peace points to the south
compassion is to the north
patience waits in the west

there is no other guide
that will return you home

© Rylan Skelly, January 2019


About the Author: I have a B.A. in Honours Religious Studies from the University of Waterloo and I love all major world religions – Eastern, Western, or in between. I’m genderqueer, and I’m comfortable with male, neutral, and female pronouns. I’m married to my dear wife Lynn, who is the love of my life, my best friend, and my muse. I think far too much, and often have too many ideas to know what to do with. And I am a doing being, just like you!

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