St. Innocent of Alaska Monastery
9452 Hazelton, Redford, Michigan


How dare we

Break into

Divine silence

With our arrogant noise

When the beauty

Of a song, a dance,

A flower, an icon ---

Like the glee

Of a child at play ---

Says more than

All the words wise words

So solemnly pronounced

By Sister Ioanna
St. Innocent Monastic Community,
Redford, MI

From: DANCING in the PRESENCE, published by Firebird Videos, Audios & Books