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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I should have been more kind. I could have been; it would have been easy. Being kind is not something I would have regretted. On my deathbed, I would not have wished I had not been kind to someone. ButI … Continue reading
Know that when you throw a lifeline to a drowning man you don’t have the right to make that rope a noose.
I will not speak for doing so only feeds my longing. Let my silence be a funnel for the light of Your love to fill me until I never need to speak again.
Beauty is an unmerited gift given randomly, even stupidly often causing its recipients to be waylaid by the gift that all too often hides their potential.
I stumble across the desert littered with all the shiny pieces of my shattered dreams a wanderer thirsty discouraged stripped of a willingness to continue I lie atop a dune of sorrow. Yet you are full of mercy you whisper … Continue reading
Lonely, I whisper your name hold my breath waiting for an echo certain that if my heart yearns enough the echo will return healing that which has been broken. I feel as if I have been folded over again and … Continue reading