reflection

Last act

Last act

You waited until you were alone. Death is a private thing. You knew your last act was to a different audience. As it entered you– oh how you must've danced!…Read more
Wild geese

Wild geese

You do not have to be good. You do not have to walk on your knees for a hundred miles through the desert, repenting. You only have to let the…Read more
It’s up to us

It’s up to us

It's up to us to re-enchant this planet Earth We are the elves and giants we are the shining ones daughters of the Moon and sons of the Sun We…Read more
The Tao

The Tao

The greatest good is like water: it benefits all life without being noticed. It flows even to the lowliest places where no one chooses to be and so it is…Read more
God is a verb

God is a verb

For God to me, it seems, is a verb, not a noun, proper or improper; is the articulation not the art, objective or subjective; is loving, not the abstraction "love"…Read more
The hurt we embrace

The hurt we embrace

That hurt we embrace becomes joy. Call it to your arms where it can change. A silkworm eating leaves makes a cocoon. Each of us weaves a chamber of leaves…Read more
The Buddhist Sufi

The Buddhist Sufi

Last night my soul asked a question of existence. Why are you upsidedown with flames in your belly? Happy, unhappy, indigo-orange like the sky? Why are you an off-balance wobbling…Read more
A river runs through it

A river runs through it

I awoke to the confusion of a new day. The scraps of dreams, memories of yesterday, and new cravings creeping into awareness, The sun spilling its light over all but…Read more
God would kneel down

God would kneel down

I think God might be a little prejudiced. For once He asked me to join Him on a walk through this world, and we gazed into every heart on this…Read more
Taste of Freedom

Taste of Freedom

On the acorn side of surrender, freedom almost always means what Thomas Merton calls "choice freedom." It's about having the means to do what I want, go where I want,…Read more