The Success of Love…

The Success of Love…

The success of  love is in the loving—it is not in the result of loving. Of course it is natural in love to want the best for the other person, but whether it turns out that way or not does not determine the value of what we have done. The more we can remove this priority for results the more we can learn about the contemplative element of love. There is the love expressed in the service and...

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The Sad Game

The Sad Game

Blame Keeps the sad game going It keeps stealing all your wealth- Giving it to an imbecile with no financial skills. Dear one, Wise Up. —-  Hafiz Click on image to purchase...

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Brave New Words

Brave New Words

The hardest thing is getting started and why is that exactly?
 Imagine God a few moments before the Big Bang, mincing 
around behind the stage in a petticoat with wine-tipped cigar -
 the anxiety! Have we rehearsed well enough? Are the atoms 
all in their correct costumes? Is there enough gas in the tank? 
Enough light in the urn? God prancing with a Martini, upending 
his gums with...

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The Taste of Truth

The Taste of Truth

For the moment, I’ve stopped struggling. The undertow tugs at my clothes and the current takes me where it will. Surrender sounds like defeat, but this tastes like victory, the sweet release into something open, empty, yet complete. My heart speaks, instructing me to relinquish all control. I close my eyes, and see myself dissolving while remaining whole. When, at last, I am delivered...

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Water Water Everywhere…Part 2

Water Water Everywhere…Part 2

A drop melting into the ocean– That you can see. The ocean melting into a drop– Who sees that? -Kabir I’ve decided to make up my mind about nothing, to assume the water mask, to finish my life disguised as a creek, an eddy, joining at night the full, sweet flow, to absorb the sky, to swallow the heat and cold, the moon and the stars, to swallow myself in ceaseless flow. -Jim...

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The Only Strength Powerful Enough

The Only Strength Powerful Enough

We live in a time of “harvest,” when we are facing the reflection of our intentions, wanted and unwanted. Another way of saying this is that our denials are coming to the surface. This is happening for individuals and for our various social groups: families, communities, nations and humanity as a whole. In terms of healing, it is a good thing when toxins surface. It takes the wisdom...

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