Posts Tagged "David Whyte"
When your eyes are tired the world is tired also. When your vision has gone No part of the world can find you. Time to go into the dark where the night has eyes to recognize its own. There you can be sure you are not beyond love. The dark will be your womb tonight. The night will give you a horizon further than you can see. You must learn one thing: the world was made to be free in. Give up all...Read More
This Chapter is closed now Not one word more Until we meet some day and the voices rising to the window take wing and fly Open the old casement To the lands we have forgotten, Look to the M01mtains and ridgeways And the steep valleys Quilted by Green Here as the last words fall away· The great and silent rivers of life Are flowing into the oceans, And on a day like any other They will carry you...Read More
Reading at Kalaheo practice 1/03/2013 In this high place it is as simple as this, leave everything you know behind. Step toward the cold surface, say the old prayer of rough love and open both arms. Those who come with empty hands will stare into the lake astonished, there, in the cold light reflecting pure snow, the true shape of your own face. — David...Read More
Reading at Kalaheo practice 11/26/2012 This chapter is closed now Not one word more Until we meet some day and the voices rising To the window Take wing and fly Open the old casement To the lands we have forgotten Look To the mountains and ridgeways And the steep valleys, Quilted by green, Here, as the last words fall away, the great and silent rivers of life Are flowing into the oceans And on a...Read More
Reading at Waimea Practice 4/17/2012 It is not not enough to know It is not enough to follow The inward road conversing in secret It is not enough to see straight ahead to gaze at the unborn thinking the silence belongs to you It is not enough to hear even the tiniest edge of rain. You must go to the place where everything waits there, when you finally rest even one word will do, one word or the...Read More