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: August 2012
Some truths are above reason. When we think with only our mind and ignore the guidance of our heart, we will fail to perceive ancient wisdom that is above the logic of our limited reality and senses. These truths can … Continue reading
I wonder why bird songs are so repetitive, frog croaks, too. The repetition of fractals fascinate us, spirals do as well. Creation repeats again and again. So, why do some think that when they die, it is the end?
Receiving vessel knows only how to be open to receive. It does so with a moment of pleasure, followed by a longing for more. Nothing can fill this vessel for it is made to receive, thus its nature is to … Continue reading
I’m starting a journey. I can’t wait to get there. Hurry, hurry, I’m almost there. I see it, and run even faster. Panting, I arrive. I made it! I exclaim. Now the question remains, “Why am I here?”
I do not understand your ways, your actions seem so strange to me. Your silence, your anger, mixed with much that I admire and love about you. Why do I try to change you instead of understanding you? It is … Continue reading
You are ring master, all three rings are full, acrobats tumbling, lions roaring, obeying their commands, clowns delight, tightrope walkers thrill, and you are chosen to coordinate all. Hard job to keep everyone applauding, laughing, filled with joy. You are … Continue reading
Why do we think of groups with technology as “civilized” and disdain those who live close to nature, having no electricity, nor the desire for a TV? We can learn much from ancient wisdom that needs not new batteries or … Continue reading
I’m sitting here feelin’ just fine, sun is rising, sleepy twitters are beginning. My day starts with a poem and a grateful heart, unfolding moment by moment until at night I go to bed having lived a day made perfect … Continue reading
I wonder how far I can throw my computer, monster of knowledge teaches me patience I wish I already had so I stop getting this lesson. I prayed for patience, God gave me a computer virus.
You give me not what I want. My anger is unjust for how can you give me what you do not have? I must not let your aged body blind me to your young soul. Fruit ripens slowly on the … Continue reading
A most unusual bird I see fluttering and singing in the tree. His feet are too big, his beak too long, soon he flew away, I never heard his song.
Death knocked at my door today and asked if I was ready to go. I asked for some time to consider this important question. Are there things I need, want, or should do? If I leave on a moments notice, … Continue reading
Donkey, humble beast of burden chosen to carry the Lord in mother’s womb and again at the end on the trip to betrayal. It is interesting that this lowly beast was featured in this most famous drama. His legs are … Continue reading
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cosmos, color pure design of simple perfection able to bend in the wind stand firm in battering rain teach me your wisdom that i may spread seeds of beauty and truth across the fields of life
The purpose of life is to become one with the Creator. What is the point in the heart where we awaken and know why we are here and who we truly are? I am becoming more aware, more in sync … Continue reading
The dandruff of life Pollutes the land and the sea Clean roads show clean hearts
The beautifully orchestrated energy from which we come can not flow through our human body until we are aligned and flowing in the direction of love and unity. When we experience discord in our lives, it signals blockage of positive … Continue reading
The Creator made me, how perfect I must be. A diamond of rare beauty is my soul. Life lessons chisel away exterior flaws. The Creator made me, how perfect I must be. Lessons are to polish and refine. Like the … Continue reading
Our mask for fear and insecurities may fool others but we will never be able to justify our misdeeds in our inner most being. It is better to look carefully, learn from them and move on. Everyone…absolutely everyone…is here to … Continue reading
May I just be near you, sit at your feet, gaze into your eyes, breathe your fragrance? May I love you without demand, happy to be made whole by the merging of our souls? May I cheer you when you … Continue reading
Disappointment comes when we don’t get what we want and can not yet see that God has a better plan for us. Surrender, trust, let life unfold as it will. Learn from birds who greet the day with song, then … Continue reading
There are many chilling stories of the New World Order past, present, and possible future deeds. Occult sexual and murder rituals, mind control, manipulation of world financial markets; the list of evil deeds seems endless. Do secret societies exist today … Continue reading
Sometimes I feel discouraged. One problem after another arrives wearing down my energy and faith. There is a part of me that knows things will work out in the end, but in this moment, I feel beaten down. I feel … Continue reading
Arriving is good news. Prayers answered with great cheer. We wonder why we fretted so, did we forget God’s always near? ******************** An elephant with uplifted trunk is a symbol of happiness.