Author Archives: Pat Cegan

Just Another Day

Today is not remarkable in that something big is planned. Yet the ordinary things I do seem special somehow wrapped in golden light satisfyingly simple just living each day as it comes.

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Death Nearby

I’m not going to think about it Therefore it does not exist. We spend a life playing this game then feel betrayed when death comes to call. Yet without a clear view of death there is no order no seasons … Continue reading

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Not Today

Today I was not patient; caught up in the drama was I. It was a nothing problem that left me frustrated and feeling that I had somehow failed the test; sent back to kindergarden to learn the lesson again.

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Explosion

Explosion so many miles of ash cloud that circles the globe news on the other side of the world is news coming our way

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Dethrone Me!

Let me dethrone my need to be right. Surely self-righteousness is the path of stupidity.

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Fear of Freedom

There is a portal which, when crossed, allows no retreat. From then on, we are released from self-reflection for it is only the voice of Source which guides us on. Yet we resist having the chains of this life removed … Continue reading

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World of Magic

In the world of magic even that which seems ill advised, even malicious and dangerous is always with impeccable purpose; acts which are never performed for personal gain. How does one learn to act without the hope of some kind … Continue reading

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Where’s the Dot?

Walking up the stairs walking down again going in coming out doing not doing where do I place the dot on this line of life? Am I here or there perhaps nowhere Just a mirage on a summer day shimmer … Continue reading

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Which is Up?

To Do List without end mop the floor in the morning dirty again by night brush teeth again and again go-to-work year-after-year same and more of the same We tell ourselves our up are ups, but are they? We mourn … Continue reading

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What Purpose?

How is it that people act as if their lives have some kind of purpose? Daily routine, same story told again and again. For what, I ask? These life rituals are dandelion fluff in the wind. Most do not have … Continue reading

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Too Many Words

Words, they come like a pump that is never shut off. Talk, talk, talk, more talk. Words always fail to fully tell the truth so dependent are they on being well chosen and timed well.  They never tell how it really … Continue reading

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A Simple Thank-you

Thank-you Mother for all I did not see, your sacrifices with love you always gave to me. M others nurture O pening our hearts T hey give, then give again H er heart is your to take E ternal bond … Continue reading

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Tangle

Conspiracy stories abound, a select few who control the world. This may be true but it does not account for the thousands who willingly comply, who join the mighty in the destruction of all that stands in their way. I … Continue reading

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The Last Moment

Oh, this ecstasy of being totally in this sea of life that washes forward and back until the finale ends and one’s soul slips away at the last moment of the change of tides

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Three Minutes of Reality

Give me three minutes of reality in this world of upside-down illusion. How can one bear the lies, a life of trumped-up stories masked as values, religion, beliefs, all the while no truth to be found. Give me three minutes … Continue reading

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Color My World

Post Click on Post Suddenly my world has changed once I was lost in drabs and greys but then the veil was taken away colors came and kissed each leaf flowers opened their pinks, yellows, blues my world filled with … Continue reading

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The Solace of Still Waters

I walk along the shore of a lake calmed by the end of the day. Still waters mirror pastels of the setting sun; evening is heralded by the mournful cry of a loon. I find solace in these still waters, … Continue reading

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Rainforest News #42

Dark clouds cover sun But they do not extinguish God’s Love always shines! ************************ Mom says I must share, One for you and two for me. I am a good girl! *********************** Make a wish for love. Our treasures soon … Continue reading

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Ebooks from Source of Inspiration

I am experimenting with some ebook creators that will allow me to publish a series of free ebooks from Source of Inspiration’s more than 7000 poems.  Any feedback you can give me will be much appreciated. These little books will … Continue reading

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Hurtful Words

Bruises soon heal, but hurtful words last forever. Sheath your tongue. Silence your cutting words. The damage you do to another’s soul with your hate-filled words will come back on you. Speak only with love. Use words that encourage, teach, … Continue reading

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Use Sparingly

Use only what one needs and use it sparingly returning in kind when possible. Do not hoard; do not squander Earth’s rich, but not endless resources. From where will come another forest to replace miles of man’s devastation? Who will … Continue reading

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Sweet Confusion

I walk the region of sweet confusion, living multiple lives at the same time. Layers of conversation mixed with profound times of silence. I am here, but I am not. I move in and out of this world, feeling the … Continue reading

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But Where?

Mothers, sisters, grandmothers weep for lost ones victims of a world where greed surpasses the values of lives Babies born without hope despair is their fate as mothers, sisters, grandmothers shake their heads in sorrow weeping for the lost ones … Continue reading

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The Role of Boundaries

How can I establish my boundaries and be “nice” at the same time? I’m taught to always help, saying “no” becomes impossible. How many times have I said “yes” when my soul whispered, “no!” How can others respect my boundaries … Continue reading

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Rainforest News #45

A kiss and a hug a day To fill us with love’s delight. Where is the mistletoe? ******************************* Nightmares disturb sleep. Bad dreams sometimes hold a key. Look for the message. ****************************** Weeds grow overnight. Daily chore to pull them … Continue reading

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