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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Source of Inspiration Vol. II
Now available through Amazon.com. All proceeds are being used for families in need through my volunteer work here in Brazil. I appreciate any support you can give in the beautiful work we do here. Buy the book as a present for yourself or someone you love. Thanks, hugs, pat
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The Web of Duality–Other Side of Source of InspirationCome to our new sister blog and explore our often-masked side. It will leave you with much to ponder. https://webofduality.wordpress.com/
Poems in PortugueseRead our sister blog which features some of the poems from this blog translated to Portuguese. Fonte de Inspiracão em Portuguese www.fontedeinspiracao.wordpress.com/
The Final ThirdStories from a book in progress about my years in Brazil as a volunteer www.finalthirdsite.wordpress.com/
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In this hour of all-but-universal darkness I keep my eyes on the light of the Lord. What is worship: rituals, set prayers singing, observance of recognized days? Why do I feel empty when participating in what others call worship? I … Continue reading
My song is silent my prayer becomes mute my religion is to listen for whoever is willing to listen, will hear the voice of the Lord. Noise, size, bluster do not endear us to God. When we listen with humility, … Continue reading
Waiting for Your call, Lord. eager to come home. It’s been a good life but I am tired and miss You so even though I know You are always with me still I’m ready for You to call me home.
I be a walkin’ and a talkin’ jumpin’ and a hoppin’ swayin’ and sashshayin’ Listenin’ to the angels sing Gonna’ ride that train to glory Gotta’ laugh and tell my story I’m changing my ways to see better days Safe … Continue reading
Not quite ready yet But soon, Lord, soon. Gonna’ give up my greed and jealously Not quite ready yet Gonna’ lay down my burdens Repent and do right Not quite ready yet But soon, Lord, soon.
I keep saying I trust in the Lord yet feel afraid at times. Is this a lack of faith or gentle reminder that He is always by my side? I need only call His name.
Come, my enemy let us sit facing each other in silence for in this quiet our hearts can speak with patience compassion until we find the silver chord of love which connects all beings.