POEMS: “Pain’s purpose” by Ella Wheeler Wilcox

Pain’s Purpose How blind is he who prays that God will send All pain from earth. Pain has its use and place; Its ministry of holiness and grace. The darker tones upon the canvas blend With light and color; and their shadows lend The painting half its dignity. Efface The sombre background, and you lose…

MYSTICAL POEMS: “When I was” by Meister Eckhart

“When I was” When I was the stream, when I was the forest, when I was still the field, when I was every hoof, foot, fin and wing, when I was the sky itself, no one ever asked me did I have a purpose, no one ever wondered was there anything I might need, for…

“Spiritual vegan” by Holistica2be (re-blogged)

Originally posted on Holistica2be:
When we realize that we are spiritual beings, enters into our awareness the worlds of energy/spirit, and the frames of wholeness/eternity/inter-connectivity. All our livings/doings start to happen out of this awakened perspective. Eating is no exception. From a spiritual perspective, eating is more than just ingesting food and food is…

MYSTICAL POEMS: “Cosmic Breathing” by Mystic Meandering

“Cosmic Breathing”     Sitting in the Silence of the Inner Landscape, I suddenly realize the Cosmic Breath of Infinity is slowly breathing this body – breathing in… breathing out… Held in the pause between breaths – I recognize that “I” am being breathed by an unheard Rhythm… From the Inner Window, at the edge…

POEMS: “The spirit is the bouquet of nature” by Joseph Campbell

art by Bridget Voth “The spirit is the bouquet of nature”    The divine manifestation is ubiquitous, our eyes are not open to it. Awe is what moves us forward. Live from your own center. The divine lives within you. The separateness apparent in the world is secondary. Beyond the world of opposites is an…

POEMS: “Feel your feelings” by Fred LaMotte

Feel your feelings     It is good, it is very good to feel precisely what I am feeling, even grief, and despair. For when I am completely what I feel, there is transformation and healing. No darkness left to penetrate, for I am all night. This is how light is born. This is how…