THE SANCTUARY

RESURRECTING THE LOST VIRTUE OF HUMANITAS

With Simon J. E. Drew

"COME AS YOU ARE," SPOKE THE SEER TO THE POET.

SUNDAYS IN THE SANCTUARY

Come as you are, take what you will.

1. I have spoken with others
on such topics as
how one might live, 
even when I myself have lived
in quite the opposite way. 

2. I have preached lessons on
the path to a wholesome live,
when the way that I have walked 
has often led me through 
seasons of emptiness. 

3. I write of freedom and redemption,
And yet I am shackled by evil
and enslaved by my pride,
forever tied. 

4. Herein lies the hidden beauty 
of Lady Philosophy;
She requires no permit, 
no degree,
no admission,
no fee,

5. No need to have found,
no need to have seen,
simply you and simply me
like crane and cow,
like flower and bee.

6. It is She who whispers 
from the innermost gardens
of the heart,
in hopes that this time,
we’ll listen,
“Come as you are.”

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ABOUT SIMON J. E. DREW

SIMON J. E. DREW

POET | MUSICIAN | PHILOSOPHER

I’m here to help. I’m here to give, and to receive. I’m here to heal, and I’m here to be healed. I’m here to know, and I’m here to be known. I’m here as I am, just as you are. 

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