POEMS: “A red peony” by Robert Bly

When I come near the red peony flower I tremble as water does near thunder, As the well does when the plates of earth move, Or the tree when fifty birds leave at once. The peony says that we have been given a gift, And it is not the gift of this world. Behind the…

A quote from Rumi on what we do each day

“Today, like every other day we wake empty and frightened, Don’t open the door in the study and begin reading. Take down a musical instrument. Let the beauty we love be what we do. There are hundreds of ways to kneel and kiss the ground.” Rumi     Thank you to my friend Kamal for…

A quote from Neale Donald Walsch on finding beauty in everyone…

To find beauty in everyone you must see beauty in everyone, then announce that you see it for, in announcing it, you place it there in their reality.   Do not miss a single chance — not one single opportunity — to tell someone how wonderful they are, how special they are, how important to…

MYSTICAL POEMS: “Thee and me in all things” by J. Krishnamurti

“Thee and me in all things” I have been a wanderer long In this world of transient things. I have known the passing pleasures thereof. As the rainbow is beautiful, But soon vanishes into nothingness, So have I known, From the very foundation of the world, The passing away of all things Beautiful, joyous and…