POEMS: “A Plain Life” by William Henry Davies

No prescious stones — since these green mornings show,
Without a charge, their pearls where’er I go.

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WISDOM QUOTES FROM Thich Nhat Hanh

“Waking up this morning, I smile. Twenty-four brand new hours are before me. I vow to live fully in each moment and to look at all beings with eyes of compassion.”

SHORT POEMS: “A BOOK”

There is no frigate like a book To take us lands away, Nor any coursers like a page, Of prancing poetry.

The mirror of Truth (Rumi)

“The truth was a mirror in the hands of God. It fell, and broke into pieces. Everybody took a piece of it, and they looked at it, and thought they had the truth.” Rumi

On relationships…

Relationships – of all kinds – are like sand held in your hand.
Held loosely with an open hand, the sand remains where it is.

FUNNY PET POEMS: “If”

It you can say honestly that deep in your heart you have
no prejudice against creed, color, religion or politics,

SPIRITUAL POEMS: “Quest For God” by Swami Vivekananda

“Quest For God” O’ver hill and dale and mountain range, In temple, church, and mosque, In Vedas, Bible, Al Koran I had searched for Thee in vain. Like a child in the wildest forest lost I have cried and cried alone, “Where art Thou gone, my God, my love? The echo answered, “gone.” And days…

One quote on Simplicity…

I choose to simplify my life and rise above the ego that seeks always to understand, prove, control and separate me from the things that are of the Light.