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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Shadow of a leaf Canaries singing love songs Tiny gifts from God
How often I think I can not do something so never even try. Failure without attempt surely limits us all. What is the shame of not being able to do something if we have given our all? Go ahead — … Continue reading
Quiet is my life now Turned down the volume of life A single flute plays
Looking through the wrong end of binoculars condenses your opportunities to grow. Everything seems so far away impossible, yet turn the perspective around see close-up this beautiful world shimmering with expectation of a life well lived with hearts open and … Continue reading
Some truths should not be revealed until their time. But when is that? When you are prepared to handle the result of knowing. Like the Tree of Knowledge, the apple is not to be eaten until the fruit is ripe. … Continue reading
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
Let me dethrone my need to be right. Surely self-righteousness is the path of stupidity.
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
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
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
Energy fields surround us; some we have access to, others we do not until we can perceive and use them. We do not need to “learn” how to use this Force. What we need is to believe that we have … Continue reading
Is it time? It is time. Asking why who when why There are no definite answers all is theory a bone well gnawed I seem to have arrived where whys what ifs no longer matter just now is enough With … Continue reading
Such a short time we are remembered after we’re gone. What seemed so important at the time soon becomes a cotton candy memory, sweet but soon forgotten. If only we realized this while we are here…how much more peaceful … Continue reading
Wake up with a song in your heart new day is here be eager to start Lay down your burdens savor the day make it last How many ways can you choose to make this day worth living?
Oh, how we love the thrills of life. Adrenaline junkies are we. We create crisis just for our fix. Oh, how we love the thrills of life. I think I have kicked the habit. No more suffering do I need. … Continue reading
Wasted years no, these were not wasted years for all we experience are opportunities to grow, to prepare us, to beckon us to the light of love Regret not these many year for our Lord was with you all this … Continue reading
The silence is dull and heavy like the weight of water at the same time thoughts scatter here and there like squirrels in a tree. The clock moves ever more slowly as he waits to hear the inner voice sure … Continue reading
Art Takes All Forms CoCreator Artists We’re One **************** Uma’s wonderful section of poetry forms has inspired me to try some of the shaped poetry forms. Here I am using the Fibonacci numbers 3, 5, 7, 9, 7, 5, 3 … Continue reading
“All will happen as I have planned.” We know not what is the great design; only what is in front of us can we see. The worst of times can be a miracle in the making. We must trust our … Continue reading
Bad good nothing in between Life without duality boring or a welcomed relief?
Nothing something anything it’s enough When is enough, enough or even too much less less until only a dot exists, then even it disappears
It’s not fair! True, indeed it is not, yet what is fair? Everything is the same? There are no difficulties? We all are rich, happy, loved? F orget fairness…its a fantasy A llow for differences I ncorporate inequities as part … Continue reading
Sometimes we gotta’ just keep going one foot in front of the other waiting for something to make sense again. Sometimes courage is just an inability to stop seeing no other possibilities than one step at a time.
sometimes gratitude gets forgotten then everything loses its sweetness
i’m afraid to love for fear of pain so I live in the pain of loneliness