Who is the author ?

Who is the author ?

Sari-tree by Linaji Who is the author…..really? of… Thoughts Expression Words Chords Brushstroke Who are they and who can claim them? Buddha, Mohamed, Jesus, Babaji ? Rumi, Kabir, Hildegaard, Lao Tzu, Mira, Beethoven, Mozart, Michaelangelo, Picasso, Krishnamurti, Ramana, Campbell… ? …and their disciples and their disciples and… They speak, write, compose, and sing from the...

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Questions – Vol 2 – Inspiration

Questions – Vol 2 – Inspiration

Well loyal “Living the Question”  readers Time for round 2 of some salient questions to get the gray matter churning….. 1. What inspires you? 2.  Who has inspired  you?  Who has been your ‘guru’, or teacher that has made a marked influence on your life? 3.  Do you give yourself time to inspire yourself?   What does/would that look like? 4.  How do you...

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Questions – Round 1

Questions – Round 1

Photo by Lefty Kasdaglis on Unsplash Our weekly offering ‘Living the Question’ has for almost a decade now collected  verse, poetry, prose, lyrics, video and audio  from varied sources. These offerings could be categorized or defined into items like, “answers” “inspirations”,”observations” or “ah-ha’s”. Perhaps it’s time to...

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Aren’t we all on a Vision quest – right now?

Aren’t we all on a Vision quest – right now?

How often do we see in  spiritual journeys the example of the monk, who has retreated into the small cave, high in the Himalayas where no one would dream of going;  sustaining him/herself  on just the most meager bits of sustenance,  battling his/her demons in an effort to become ‘more’ of what?, attain what? Or perhaps  to answer the “big” questions. Who am?  Why am I...

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What happened…On The Day Before You Came?

What happened…On The Day Before You Came?

On the day before you came You sat with  Universe and had tea— “Is there anything you need of me this time ‘round ?”  you asked. Universe smiled – and sipped the tea “Perhaps-” you continued, “You need a great leader to help the people break their chains of bondage” Maybe a wise sage – or a healer!” I can do that!” “Hmmm…” was all  Universe could reply. “Or...

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A Song for the Search

A Song for the Search

…And the song rang out ‘midst the silence of the lodge I have sat in the pews of hundreds of churches Praised your name-Praised your name I have greeted Mecca more times than I can remember I have sat in the Zen-do with Buddha And you came you came So many sutras I’ve sung And posed ten thousand asana You were there Before I channeled the avatar- You counseled, “I am with you...

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