Pele keep me. I need to hear your reassuring voice. I want to feel your nurturing nudges when my legs crumble under me in fear. Take away my desperation by cleansing me anew in a way I KNOW, that only YOUR waters can do... Lift up my heavy lead-laden feet and carry them to your sacred places where I may be filled up with your muse.
Pele keep me. Absorb my tremors and cradle me now. I remember how many pieces you’v shred me into over the years, only to sew them back together, into a masterpiece. I am your instrument. Use me in the ways that you’v promised. Please don't let me down. Please, don't let me drown. I’m at your service. My commitment is unwavering and rooted in my African spirit. I am your lioness and I’m ready to be fierce again. I belong here in communion with your grace.
*Pele keep me. You’v adorned me beyond my wildest dreams. I’ve felt your reverence and
respect .... I never let you down, no matter how tricky the courses you’v laid out for me. You know who I am. Thanks to you I’v come to know more of myself on your sacred ground that ANY other place I’v lived. I give you eternal thanks. I have gifted you my heart in return for knowing and feeling your immense love. *
Pele keep me. Hold me tight to your bosom, I need you now. As this dark hour swallows my senses, I beg you, have mercy. I cannot hold this any longer. At times, I feel you over-estimate my strength and resilience... I am a mere human, albeit a powerful one. Yes, i’v heard your call and I’v taken it gladly and bravely. I’m yours, you know that. Now please, pour your molten lava over this evil and remove the obstacles that stand in the way of your mighty servant and devoted consort. I am here to stand in my power and resume my work as a steward of your gracious land, if only you would inhale the blasphemy that threatens to consume me.
I plead....Pele keep me. Keep me whole. Keep the best of me to serve this bounty and family. Keep me in your nurturing womb. I will not fail you. I receive the blessings of this journey that you have carved for me and I will continue to integrate them fully. I have come to honor the beauty in this savagery and have been given the vision you always spoke of with such mystery.
At this time, I simply ask for peace. Be mindful, and be gentle with me as I lay vulnerable and fragile at your fiery feet. I yearn for your full embrace. Please, don't deny me now.
Pele keep me.