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: November 2012
How quickly Mother Nature can reclaim that which the thief tries to steal. We cut her florestas, dirty her waters, slaughter her animals and she waits in silence. For soon, he, who knows no respect, dies and our Mother uses … Continue reading
Hard works he who farms the earth, providing food for all. He clears the land, prepares the soil, and with loving care, plants the seed. Now it is the seed who must work, but only in its own time. When … Continue reading
Can one hand applaud? No, both hands must join together to clap. But will a hand applaud without the pleasure of the mind? Can an empty head understand, enjoy, then clap with pleasure? And certainly the heart must join in … Continue reading
Give the water of the Divine only to those who thirst. He who has yet to feel thirsty does not want to drink.
How often do I feel uncertain, torn this way and that. Yet, when I allow myself to focus on the certainty of the Divine, all hesitation fades away. This it the gift of our Creator. Related articles One Thing That … Continue reading
Dream not of the past, nor long for the future. Only the present matters. Everything else is a game we play to avoid the now of our existence. Foolish is the one who wastes even a moment of this fleeting … Continue reading
When you are hard inside, bless a glass of pure water. Drink this water allowing it to dissolve this hardness. Feel it pour out of you, washing you clean and replacing the hardness with compassion, for it is through compassion … Continue reading
He lives a vending machine life… like coffee bitter in a paper cup. A grizzled two-day beard, blood- shot eyes, and an attitude of indifference. Today is the same as yesterday, no hope that tomorrow will fare better. He would … Continue reading
Do not think you are insignificant; before the Divine, nothing is small. Do not judge; let be that which is. In time, all falls away which does not serve. Open your eyes that you may see the mighty oak tree … Continue reading
You must allow no fear for fear is the home of the one who whispers false tales of destruction. Allow yourself to be filled with wonder for he who allows miracles receives miracles. And he who allows the one who … Continue reading
Did you see God dressed as a humming bird today or were you too busy? Were the tiny mushrooms tucked into the raindrops ignored or did you stop to see their splendor? We cry that God has abandoned us in … Continue reading
Flutter Eyelash of a sleeping babe Flutter Wing of sparrow Flutter Butterfly sipping nector Flutter My heart when I behold All that our Creator has made Sing Wind among the leaves Sing Mermaids in the deep Sing Elves eating magic … Continue reading
Do not let guidance become a crutch, but rather an arrow that points the way. Be the messenger of love, but remember that love is the bearer of Light. Love without Light is fool’s gold. Related articles Crutches (waterfortrees.wordpress.com)
You are of the new-born, the babe of transformation, here to lead others to the truth. You have a formidable task before you unless you remember that you are a point of light among a mighty web flung across universes … Continue reading
I will give you nothing, the perfect gift I give for if I give you nothing, you must seek and find. Since the gift is for the giver, I will give nothing for I do not deserve a gift. Now … Continue reading
Neither will nor wish is needed. Live not in your head, but rather in your heart. It is the heart that hears my voice and feels my love.
I bring you good news… you are most dear to me. You ask how can a grain of sand on a beach be known? A tear drop in the ocean is still a tear of sadness, a single candle in … Continue reading
Do not deceive yourself for only a fool knows the fool. Be who you are, not who others want you to be. Throw off your need for approval; false love never satisfies.
You are never alone. Never. Loneliness is an illusion to bring you to our Creator, whose heavenly realm surrounds you at all times, even in the midst of the illusion of darkness. You need only to go within to be … Continue reading
Lord, put obstacles in my path that I may learn how great is my strength and Your mercy. That which challenges us calls forth our strength and the mighty power of the Divine.
Those who know how to love with a pure heart have put aside the superfluous. Let go of willful striving. You do not need to fast, put sacrifices on the altar, weep in repentance. Learn the lesson then lay it … Continue reading
Do not cry in my presence. There is no more time for tears and excuses. You are not my puppet for I filled you with the Force of Life. Stand tall, be firm, ignore your enemies for they are … Continue reading
Let your wanting grow beyond desire, let it throb, echo across the valley of life. Cry out in the night with longing until this need becomes your only focus. It is then that your true spiritual journey begins. Before, the … Continue reading
When the time is ripe, it will happen. Believe it and this knowing will grow in you. It is not faith, hope, or wishing. Rather it is a knowing–unwavering that rings a true note. The sphere of light is placed … Continue reading