“Symbols” by Thomas Merton

“Symbols” Traditionally, the value of the symbol is precisely in its apparent uselessness  as a means of simple communication.  It is ordered toward communion,  not to communication. Because it is not an efficient mode of communicating  information, the symbol can achieve a higher purpose, beyond  cause and effect. Instead of establishing a new contact by…

MYSTIC POEMS: “Remembering” by Mystic Meandering

“Remembering” Posted: 06 Jul 2019 11:16 PM PDT Sitting in the Sanctuary of Silence, the deep space of Formlessness keeps pulling me in, enticing me to remember, to listen D E E P L Y . . .     In this space of Pure Awareness, beyond thought, I can feel the intimacy of Silence once…

SPIRITUAL POEMS (from Daily Word): “Shift and Lift”

“Shift and Lift” Choosing to escape chaos We can release ourselves to quiet and surrender to the ocean breath, Joy and gratitude ablaze in our hearts. As we remember to trust divine wisdom We take a step into paradise And linger where all is comfort. Resting in awareness Of soul wholeness We can soak in…

POEMS: “Hey my friend”… by Tarchin Hearn

  Auckland, March/01 (In response to a young man dropping out of an urban retreat)   Hey my friend . . . What are you doing that’s meaningful with your life? Are you birthing beautiful thoughts into the world? Hey my friend . . .Are you awake? Is the fire of passion lighting your way,…