Before You SpeakBefore you speak, let your words pass through three gates. At the first gate, ask yourself, ‘Is it true?’ At the second ask, ‘Is it necessary?’ At the third gate ask ‘Is it kind? Rumi
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Monthly Archives: December 2011
I am not lost, just traveling new highways leading to the destination of a world of peace and harmony. The paradox is that I am living in this destination now. Regardless of what is going on around me, within I … Continue reading
The magic world of insects, which fills us with fear, offers fascinating forms, colors, and lifestyles that could teach and delight us if we were not so busy spraying them with chemtrails. Look at the chemtrails in the sky and … Continue reading
Show me with your actions, not by your words, that you honor my life, my very existence, for each of us must live our truth, not just talk about it.
Loving hands guide, comfort create, share, care, and love. Reach out a hand to our brothers and sisters around the Earth, one person at a time.
A whisper heard around the world. So powerful is truth that it can be heard across the globe. Wrapped in love, truth will prevail, for in the end, lies fall away leaving only the steady pulse of the Divine.
Do we really have dominion over all other life on Earth? No other life form has self-awareness, spirituality, the ability to create, to use tools, therefore we are superior and have the right to enslave and abuse? Ask the Africans … Continue reading
Why ten fingers, ten toes? Poor feet, so mistreated, stuffed into shoes with no room for our toes, heels so high they cause years of agony in our spines, hips and feet. Why-o-why do we mistreat ourselves for “beauty?” How … Continue reading
Did I remember to say, “Thank-you,” and “please,” sit up straight, practice good table manners, be thoughtful, kind, and generous? Good manners do not go out of style, for they show respect for the other person and for ourselves as … Continue reading
Why can’t I love me? Who told me I was bad? Deep within in a knowing this in not true for I am of my Creator, capable of love so profound that it can fill the universes in just one … Continue reading
Family…the nucleus of the world. How can we love people across the globe when we can not get along with our family? Let us look at our values in the relationships closest to us. Do we practice compassion, patience, affection … Continue reading
Please be kind to me; I ask for so little, a smile, gentle word, heartfelt hug. Can you spare a dime, mister?
Your skin has the bloom of innocence; your lips invite exploration, eyes beckon and promise. I want to merge with your essence becoming one with all that you are.
Our relationship to food is highly reflective of our culture and our view of ourselves. How do we eat? What do we eat? How food is grown, harvested, prepared and served shows us the basic values of our society. Look … Continue reading
Thank you, Sara and Preeti for this clever and beautiful birthday video. I laughed and cried when I saw it and felt very loved! ********************* Today I celebrate my life on Earth. The gift of life must not be squandered. … Continue reading
Why does a peanut have two nuts inside and sometimes three? An avocado has one seed so large, ferns boast millions of spores. Our Creator made all different, but each with the spark of life that also rests in you … Continue reading
of course i love you for our souls are one with our Creator, just as our eyes are made to see together, I see you as part of me, concentric circles joined yet free
If I were a turtle with my house upon my back, I would carry my now with me and live wherever my journey takes me knowing that I am free.
Let morning come with its promise of new beginnings, leaving yesterday a sweet memory and tomorrow left untethered. Let morning come and the day begin as we live each moment with loving awareness and peace.
Sacred ancient knowledge is given to those who look past the me to we. Then the knower is not separated from the known.
Stewards of the Earth, wake up! The Earth is our gift, to be treated with care. Each of us is responsible for where we live. Stewards of the earth (that’s you!) wake up! Join hands across the world. Stop wars, … Continue reading
Brothers and sisters, I call you to action. We are being poisoned from every direction; millions are needlessly sick and dying. Our food, water, and air are filled with toxic chemicals. Our doctors are handing out “medications” with more adverse … Continue reading
Bird sings in the tree Happy songs from him to me He starts my day with a joyous trill Reminding that God loves me still
Can religion and ecology work together? Can science encompass God? Why have we compartmentalized our divine nature and our material existence? Are polluted lakes and rivers a spiritual issue? Is the rape and plunder of Earth’s natural resources a pulpit … Continue reading