POEMS: “A psalm of Life” by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

  A Psalm of Life” (1839) What the Heart of the Young Man Said to the Psalmist Tell me not, in mournful numbers,__Life is but an empty dream!For the soul is dead that slumbers,__And things are not what they seem. Life is real! Life is earnest!__And the grave is not its goal;Dust thou art, to…

A quote from Neale Donald Walsch on gratitude

Life was meant to be FUN! It’s hard to believe sometimes,  but it’s true. It’s all about point of view.   Even our most difficult moments bring us gifts. And so life may call upon us to be a bit “philosophical” now and  then; to embrace the “low’s” with the “high’s.” The trick, of course,…

A quote from Neale Donald Walsch on “perfection”

Perfection is not required of you — only perfect effort.   Not to even try because you don’t think you can would be terribly sad. You’ll be amazed at what you can do if you simply step into it. Life awaits you on the other side of Risk. What can you lose? Face? Dignity? Who cares…

ANIMAL POEMS: “All Creatures” By M. Linda Steffey

All of God’s creatures have rights, a fact that most people don’t seem to recognize. This includes both human and non-human animals, but not all of them can speak for themselves. All Creatures I love all Creatures living, Lord… The smallest of Thy beast The great Animals…the powerful And those called “Thy least”… They are…

MYSTICAL POEMS: “The best gift” by Janice Salois

“The best gift”   What’s the best gift given to me? It took only a moment for me to see It’s my one and only precious life Mostly happy, sometimes strife there are highs and lows for sure but each one opens a different door some twists and turns along the way yest always thankful…

MYSTICAL POEMS: “There is no void or darkness” by Hafiz

“There is no void or darkness”  Poetry reveals that there is no empty space. When your truth forsakes its shyness, When your fears surrender to your strengths, You will begin to experience That all existence Is a teeming sea of infinite life. In a handful of ocean water You could not count all the finely…

MYSTICAL POEMS: “As I move through the earth” by Hafiz

“As I move through the earth”   I Do not Want to step so quickly Over a beautiful line on God’s palm As I move through the earth’s Marketplace Today. I do not want to touch any object in this world Without my eyes testifying to the truth That everything is My Beloved. Something has…