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: March 2012
I am making an art of watching the grass grow, of noticing birds building a tiny nest in the corner of my roof, of ants marching single file. I now pay attention to crickets chirping, bees buzzing, the rooster’s lusty … Continue reading
Working in windowless rat’s mazes, hangman’s knot at my throat, florescent sunshine, boxed air, constant bombardment of electrical devices, rush, rush, hurry, worry. This is life?
My job is not my purpose in life, even if I enjoy it. I will not write on my tombstone, Gee, I wish I had worked more! Refuse to work so many hours that you do not have time for … Continue reading
We are living in a house of mirrors, nothing is as it seems. When we question the illusion, we are told that we are insane, we have a bad attitude, are unpatriotic, a sinner. I am here to tell you … Continue reading
Arrow fly swiftly into the bull’s eye of life. Stay on target, aim true, let nothing impede your flow. When we focus on that which is for our highest good, our soul finds its mark every time.
In my space of love, created with loving care, there is only the Light of the Creator’s Love, no darkness can enter here. We need a haven, a safe-house where we can rest and renew our souls. Create a space … Continue reading
I put my teeth in a glass of water by my bed, like my grandmother so many years before. My glasses are on top of my book, my cane rests next to my chair. I lie in bed listening to … Continue reading
Talking with God over the backyard fence, sharing gardening tips and recipes for life. I offer a cup of coffee, He offers me eternal life, a fair exchange on this sunny day full of butterflies and possibilities.
Spiral lesson of judgement returns again and again. How I long to cleanse myself from its taint, yet find myself needing this lesson again and again. Intellectually, I know I must be compassionate, to accept people for where they are. … Continue reading
Though we talk about “Going to the Light” as if it were some external destination, the Light of Love exists within each of us. We need only to connect our awareness to it, then we will be able to bring … Continue reading
Tiptoe Shsssss, be quiet The dragon sleeps. Like Harry Potter, I put on the cloak of invisibility, and slip away, free at last. Free at last. We are free as we choose to be.
You are so close that if it were a fire, you could roast a hot dog. You will laugh with joy when you finally understand how simple life is meant to be. Keep going, you are so close that you … Continue reading
I can touch my toes, even place my hands flat on the floor. You laugh, for you still have a limber form, but elders do not take these things for granted, as our hair grays, bones creak, and wrinkles map … Continue reading
I will dance spin, move with grace and joy. My softness speaks, eyes do shine, my womb brings forth life filled with promise. I am woman, strong and proud, no one can harness my soul. I am woman, filled with … Continue reading
There is a time for silence, to listen to our strength within. There is a time to shout when “No!” is the only word we need. Knowing when to be silent and when to shout is the wisdom of the … Continue reading
Greed, maker of wars seeker of power, tool of Darkness for keeping us enslaved. Is life really about “more?” When we look at nature, we can learn how to trust our Creator to provide all we need. What about the … Continue reading
With love, my soul has transformed to gossamer golden wings taking me to realms where angels fly and all live in harmony. Fly away with me to the light of love, to the world of stardust realities.
Perception is intent-sensitive, the perceiver’s intention creates the reality. Do not skim this idea. Our intention creates our perception of our reality. Stop and think about the implication of this–the incredible power of us being able to create our reality. … Continue reading
Sometimes letting go is the only way to say, “I love you.” Can I love you enough to let you walk your path that now forks from mine, wanting for you, only that which your soul seeks?
“Pretty is, as pretty does,” my grandmother used to say. Was I “pretty” today? Loving, compassionate, patient? Did I take time to listen, really listen, when someone wanted to tell me something? I hope I was “pretty” today, and that … Continue reading
I do not apologize for being me, for speaking my truth, for making you uncomfortable, for being courageous, or for having integrity. I do not apologize for being outraged at babies slaughtered in wars of greed, for crying at the … Continue reading
Never let lack of imagination limit your dream…not others, or yours. Do not let anyone steal your faith or rob you of your joy. This is great advice. Trust me! Love, Source
Do not beat your drums of war, I’ll not be there that day. I will say “No”” to each command that is veiled in sweet lies that leave me enslaved. I give you compassionate disobedience. I will not hate for … Continue reading