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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Half-moon marking cycles tides turning seasons flowing from one to another time relentlessly moving on How many years days, hours until I must leave this world as autumn leaf fluttering to the ground? Soon winter comes and I go to … Continue reading
No banana, avocado, too many calories pass the potato chips. just a pot-head pour me another drink, please I have no time to help my neighbor Saturday’s the day I play golf In a world where football players are heroes … Continue reading
P eople caring L ending a helping hand E veryone working together A llowing dignity and respect S incerity and co-operation E ach doing his part
Mixed feelings when a good book ends leaving me wanting more yet satisfied at the same time. I want my story to end the same way, wanting more yet also happy to have lived a satisfied tale.
I am the picture I am the frame I am the brush, paint and thought that reveals the creation waiting to come.
Weave Over, under Creating, designing, constructing Threads of interactive life Tapestry of being Golden strands Love
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Power animals, spirit guides, angels, fairies in the moonlight, ancient lore, stories for children. Do not believe in Divine messages, intuition, or the tooth fairy. Be modern sophisticated educated What if there are mysteries in the world rejecting an idea … Continue reading
Bending under the load will you break or grow stronger? One foot forward then the next each mile won brings you closer mountain top, then beyond. I’m coming, Lord, give me strength, you cry, then continue on, for what else … Continue reading
I am who I am not you, or him nor someone’s expectation. Each a part of the whole to be respected and loved if not by you, certainly by me!
I look but do not see hear but do not listen taste without recognition unaware of fragrant breezes I touch and am touched yet feel nothing Unused senses shut out by fear of feeling too much, I hide in work, … Continue reading
Silken strand connect all The web is complete Wait to catch dreams Life is an illusion
We admire inventors, artists, great composers; ooo and ahhhh, over their ability to create again and again. How do they do this, we wonder? Where does their gift of creativity come from? Why does one person have this gift and … Continue reading
Communicating with nonhuman life forms seems like an improbable idea. Everyone knows that plants, animals, bacteria, microbes, can’t talk, have no self-awareness, are simply genetically programmed to act. Here is another limiting idea that we’ve been told…and accepted without question. … Continue reading
There are those who think I am quite mad. The possibility of this being true does not bother me for madness may be just another way of experiencing a different reality. So I will continue to talk out loud to … Continue reading
When it is my time to go, I will leave with no regrets. All aspects of my life have blended into a beautiful tapestry of life that is a joy to behold. Do not cry for me for I’ve had … Continue reading
In every city villages, too are stories played out, side-by-side yet worlds apart. A little girls trains to be a ballerina, a teen lies wasted on drugs. Both made choices that creates their world. Every day we make choices that … Continue reading
I’m seldom surprised a bit jaded am I sometimes longing for youthful optimism and innocence. Yet other times I understand all this is a process that must be completed, though why it exists in the first place, I do not … Continue reading
I am alone but I’m everything a sacred nothing that encompasses all. There is nothing that I want or need. I am complete able to be my bliss.
I go within to the place of silence. It is here that I meet with my Creator. I leave outside what belongs outside and open to to receive the gift of knowing. I need not wait to go to the … Continue reading
I read by candlelight, another day the energy failed. It used to annoy me as it does my neighbors whose children are fretful without the anesthesia of TV. I’ve learned to enjoy the days where we must live as our … Continue reading
Tap Tap, tap Tap, tap, tap Woodpecker Flash of red Adds drum to morning song
Connect the dots across the globe. Each point of light illuminates the path. Webs of love are growing. Connect the dots across the globe. Each of us is a source of power. Together we can conquer all. Connect the dots … Continue reading