Monthly Archives: July 2016

Stop being so religious

Stop being so religious

What Do sad people have in Common? It seems They have all built a shrine To the past And often go there And do a strange wail and Worship. What…Read more
The heart’s new capital

The heart’s new capital

Gentle souls, walk with me sometimes through the breath of strangers, which parts like rain, tremblingly brushes your cheeks, then behind you with the parting tremble joins together again. Strong,…Read more
The ego and the self

The ego and the self

Like two golden birds perched on a tree, the ego and the self are united companions: one eats the sweet and sour fruits of the tree, while the other looks…Read more
Trance of compassion

Trance of compassion

By practicing kindness all over with everyone you will soon come into the holy trance, definite distinctions of personalities will become what they really mysteriously are, our common and eternal…Read more
Enlightenment

Enlightenment

Does one really have to fret About enlightenment? No matter what road I travel, I'm going home. ShinshoRead more
Love the whole tree

Love the whole tree

Love not the shapely branch, Nor place its image alone in your heart. It dies away. Love the whole tree; Then you will love the shapely branch, The tender and…Read more
Remembrance prayer

Remembrance prayer

O God, whose heart is broken by the violence in the human race, forgive us that we have lacked the imagination and collective will to create a warless world. Forgive…Read more
Artist’s prayer

Artist’s prayer

Spirit, grant me: The vision and wisdom of the elder she-eagle The fierce focus of the lioness The fluid leadership of wild geese Small creatures' ways of stillness Beaver's strong…Read more
Hold on

Hold on

Hold on to what is good Even if it is a handful of earth Hold on to what you believe Even if it is a tree that stands by itself…Read more
Powerlessness

Powerlessness

All powerlessness stems from failure to understand this point: the key to empowerment, personal and collective, is the understanding that, although darkness stalks light, the light will always reassert itself.…Read more