Be Like Water…

Be Like Water…

Water changes shape and even form, but keeps its essence. River changes water and even course, but keeps its essence. Trust the unchanging in changing. Be like water and river. Moving and staying, changing and unchanging Know and soften Soften and change Change and endure Be like water Think like river. —The Tao of...

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How do I listen?

How do I listen?

How do I listen to others? As if everyone were my Master Speaking to me His Cherished Last Words. —Hafiz

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Never Be Less Furry

Never Be Less Furry

I thought God might be willing to listen to reason, so I worked up a proposal that outlined some of my many concerns. My primary objective in that twenty page thesis of sheer elegance, that I was hoping might impress Him, could be distilled into this one, a bit long-winded hoot: That you-God-would never be any less furry, and always as accessible and loving as my cat; and like her, sleep with...

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Lie Around and Get Zonked Out

Lie Around and Get Zonked Out

If we were smarter, it would have been enough that just one great Prophet would have to make a personal appearance on earth. He or She probably could have easily fixed some important things forever, written a book that really gave us the total lowdown … and that no right-wing fanatic dare edit. God in human form, as some called the Avatar-or World Teacher-seemingly could have easily shown...

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The Sun Never Says

The Sun Never Says

“Even after all this time The sun never says to the Earth “You owe me.” Look what happens with a Love like that It lights the whole...

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Inside You

Inside You

The Guest is inside you, and also inside me: you know the sprout is hidden inside the seed. We are all struggling; none of us has gone far. Let your arrogance go, and look around inside. Kabir, the Kabir...

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