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Poem: Time

Theresa Jobateh

2005-Jul-28 07:50

What is time

What is time
but a mortal?s measurement
of and between events and lives
unrecovered once it?s spent
momentous joy..... it deprives
I lament.

Rather, rhythm I will embrace
with the beating
of my mortal heart
dancing on Earth with Celestial grace
I conduct
my own part
?til I lose

T. A. Jobateh
Written April 2003. Posted July 2005 as I am supposed to be getting ready for my day job... Oh. look, Alice! There's a white rabbit skuttling by!

Theresa Jobateh

2005-Sep-12 07:52

My Daily Guru newsletter has an interesting quote about time by a Sarah Ban Breathnach:

"Chronos is clocks, deadlines, watches, calendars, agendas, planners, schedules, beepers. Chronos is time at her worst. Chronos keeps track. ...Chronos is the world's time. Kairos is transcendence, infinity, reverence, joy, passion, love, the Sacred. Kairos is intimacy with the Real. Kairos is time at her best. ...Kairos is Spirit's time. We exist in chronos. We long for kairos. That's our duality. Chronos requires speed so that it won't be wasted. Kairos requires space so that it might be savored. We do in chronos. In kairos we're allowed to be ... It takes only a moment to cross over from chronos into kairos, but it does take a moment. All that kairos asks is our willingness to stop running long enough to hear the music of the spheres."

Deep and far out. But how do we "measure" that "moment" when we cross over from Chronos into Kairos? ;)
Apparently, Sarah is the author of a book called "The Simple Abundance Daybook". Read more about her and her book here:


Theresa Jobateh

2006-Apr-01 14:02

Found a neat-o web site with quotes on different subjects. This page is about Time:

"The past is a guidepost, not a hitching post."
- Thomas Holcroft

Theresa Jobateh

2006-Dec-04 08:09


Scientists unlock mystery of 2,000-year-old computer
Last Updated: Thursday, November 30, 2006 | 12:55 PM ET
CBC News

"Scientists have unlocked the secret of an ancient device recovered from a Roman shipwreck, saying the complex mechanism was used to track the movements of the stars and moon.

The machine, believed to be about 2,000 years old, was discovered in 1901 on a shipwreck off the coast of the Greek island of Antikythera and embedded in rock. The strange wheel-like device with complex gears had baffled researchers attempting to determine its purpose."

Full article:

Theresa Jobateh

2006-Dec-09 06:25

I think my Celtic Cross Haiku deserves mention here - and now ;)

A cosmic embrace
Crosshairs of eternity
Intersecting now.

T. A. Jobateh

Theresa Jobateh

2010-Feb-27 14:06

How time flies! It's already 2010.

This article caught my attention while reading tech rss feeds this past week at work.

I think this could point back to the ancient "Cosmic Egg"

We are all part of something bigger than ourselves. Hard to grasp at times ;-) We are also each a host to worlds inside.
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