Repurposing Birthdays

Repurposing Birthdays

Celebrating the day you came into this world
 is fine But… Rather than ask How many years old am I or How many years do I have, Try Celebrating How many times you’ve told your partner,
husband,son,daughter, yourself… I love you! Make merry On the many times have you woken up And greeted the new day with Eager Anticipation! Have you excitedly counted the times When you’ve taken...

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Stories and Feathers

Stories and Feathers

At one time Stories The clinging Painful, defining So real, Then A letting go A painful  memory Now ignored Their beauty shunned Denied Cowed from Their lightness mistaken For lead. Being made ready The master gathers them all Laying them out so carefully Given to your hand So lovingly You hold each one up to the light Their plumes bathed in Brilliance The exact length The exact spot, Unerring...

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Some more words on Gurus

Some more words on Gurus

Many moons ago as I embarked on a a path in which hatha yoga was a very intrinsic part, a phrase came to me “Le Guru is You!” I liked it’s ‘flow’ its cute little rhyme and I created a character to go with it,  sort of a throw back to the generation of seekers that —- well for lack of a better term were “consciously unconscious”  Some 15 years (or...

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A Yogi’s Welcome

A Yogi’s Welcome

Please allow your stories to be left at the door with your shoes. You may pick them up if you really want them on your way back out. They are not required to enter here. Kiss your ego and allow it to be still. As you achieve your comfortable seated posture and consciously take in your next breath, Also take in this assurance… There is no need to achieve anything here… There is no need to...

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Writin’ Her Own Bible Now

Writin’ Her Own Bible Now

Auspicious it was The day she arrived She pawed at the earth Eyes glistened She cried Dived in headlong With Valkyrie song I’m takin’ on life Here and now! Sunday School Pummeled her with Chapter and Verse Some a little weird Some perverse She cried “It’s Eve who got shafted!!” Teeth clenched to smile Head turned to mutter… “I oughta be writin’ My Own Bible Now” — Her...

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Living the Questions – Round 4 – The Shadow

Living the Questions  –  Round 4  – The Shadow

What pushes my buttons? Where do the majority of my fears  come from? If I had to confess my worst ‘sin’ what would I say? What does my ‘shadow’ look like, feel like? Do I want to change it?  – How? Why? What have I learned most when my shadow gets...

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