Monthly Archives: May 2011

Rainforest News #121

Listen, you hard headed mule You think you know everything Humility heals! ***************************************** ***************************************** Add, subtract, divide Math’s a metaphor of life Sometimes, things don’t add up! ***************************************** ***************************************** ****************************************** Kiss me, but don’t tell If I’m old enough to … Continue reading

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Lost Traveler

He is not lost, only taking a longer trail where obstacles and danger will teach him to be faithful and humble, to throw down the burden of arrogance, a heavy weight to carry on his long journey.

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Walking the Spiritual Path

Say little, love much Judge no one, especially yourself, Give all, be grateful, Live each moment fully. Listen to a bird sing, Examine a dew-glistening spider web, Savor the aroma of bread baking, Hold the hand of a dear friend, … Continue reading

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What

What frightens me–deny. What I don’t understand–ignore. What seems a mystery, call–fake. What lies I hear–believe. What can no longer be denied–drown in booze, busyness, drugs, sex, greed, hate, and wars, until insanity, suicide, or old age and death release … Continue reading

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Alone

Hours of silence but never silent; inside, my mind connects with others; outside birds fill my heart with song. The floresta is home to my companions. My horse greets me with gentle neighs and snorts of welcome. My gate stands … Continue reading

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Wounded Child

How do I love this wounded child? His anger is crafty, his need to hurt as he’s been hurt seems insatiable. What can touch his soul when he punishes all who would love him? God, please love this boy until … Continue reading

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The Power of Water

I wash away my thirst in a pristine natural spring. My body is more than 90% water. I squat and eliminate water my body no longer needs. Part of this water filters to an underground river, once again pure from … Continue reading

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Daily Devotion

Turn each task into a spiritual practice; align your thoughts and actions with a Higher Destiny; intention is the key that alters our consciousness. No task is too humble, each can become an act of love performed with the desire … Continue reading

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Fire of Love

What is the fire that burns within? Neither tears, nor floods of sorrow can douse this burning desire. What is this fire that burns within, performing the alchemy of transformation, turning a spirit of rebellion into a soul filled with … Continue reading

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The Catalyst

Love is the catalyst Transmuting free will to eager submission to the Highest Good. Love is the catalyst that ignites the fire of devotion merging our will with the Divine to grow, to serve, to co-create. Love is the catalyst … Continue reading

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Where to Pray

Pray wherever you are. Pray any way you feel led. Pray with joy, laughter and song. Pray wherever you are. Fill your prayers with tears of gratitude. Leave time for God to speak when you pray. Pray wherever you are. … Continue reading

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Burden of Love

You carry the burden of my love. Run if you will, but your shadow goes with you. I carry the burden of your love, at times, a rock of pain, other times, a lesson in compassion. We carry the burden … Continue reading

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Rainforest News #118

P ray for all I nfuse with love T each compassion Y earn to merge *********************************** How much is enough? When do I stop forgiving? When do I walk away? When do I stop loving? When did God say, “enough!” … Continue reading

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Teach Me How to Love

Teach me how to love, how to see the beauty in each soul, to love the pain, anger, and sorrow of another struggling as I do. Show me the wisdom of duality, a hard, but powerful teacher. Teach me how … Continue reading

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When I’m With You

When I’m with You, I know only joy. Your love so fills me that it washes away sorrow, guilt, and fear; my bruised soul is healed and made light. When I’m with You, I know only joy. My eyes can … Continue reading

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My Daily Prayer

Oh, Lord, please bless me, indeed! Shower me with sunshine Bathe me in Your Light Open my eyes to the beauty surrounding me. May I walk with my hand in Yours Guide my footsteps on the path of rightousness Be … Continue reading

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The Glory of God and Man

*********************** MP3 file: SOULSISTER ********************** Please click on Sara Potenza’s compostition, Soul Sister featuring Sara at the keyboard, and read my poem The Glory of God and Man inspired by Sara’s beautiful piece, Soul Sister. My son, my daughter, I … Continue reading

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Control Issues

Control Aggressive, selfish Demanding, unrelenting, uncaring Control is a thief. Surrender!

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Parody of Life

Life is a joke; the greatest illusion. We live it as if it were real, not understanding it is an on-stage parody designed to help us evolve into higher consciousness. Be the audience and the actor; detach from the drama … Continue reading

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Living on the Edge

Living on the edge Flirting with danger Creating strife and confusion Procrastinating to the point of peril Playing with evil How far can he go? Adrenaline is addictive, like cocaine, nicotine, caffeine. He craves more and more, creating one disaster … Continue reading

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Joints

Our bodies have 230 joints To keep them limber We must use them each day It’s good to ask one’s self, “Am I as flexible as I should be?”

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Rainforest News #117

Each one, touch one First yourself, then another It is as simple as this. ********************************* I put me in a cradle Hanging in a tree Soft breezes rock me While the floresta sings Lullabies and heals My weary heart. ****************************** … Continue reading

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Filled

I give You my hand and my heart. Your Presence surrounds me. You have connected me with the Universe; a web of love binds me to You and all You have created. I am loved, whole, filled with Your Light … Continue reading

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Traveling

When we feel lost and know not the source of our pain, we often think a new job, mate, or location is the solution. We travel to another city looking for an elusive meaning to our existence. We change churches, … Continue reading

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Rainforest News #116

Tiny pictures inside Delicate scroll work outside Locket forwarded to each generation Family connection to its history Hopes passed to the future **************************************** Lock of hair carefully tied with ribbon keepsake of a soul precious to those who remember *************************************** … Continue reading

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