On “Self-Knowledge” by Kahlil Gibran

“Self-Knowledge”   And a man said, Speak to us of Self-Knowledge. And he answered saying: Your hearts know in silence the secrets of the days and the nights. But your ears thirst for the sound of your heart’s knowledge. You would know in words that which you have always known in thought. You would touch…

POEMS: “Inner Discernment” by Trina Graves

  Inner Discernment Now is the time for discernment Much more than ever before We have to own our power And be who we are at our core The balance of power is shifting After immeasurable eons of time We no longer will be controlled By those who flourish with crime They don’t intend to…

POEMS: “Rest and Be Taken” by Adyashanti

Rest and Be Taken When there is deep abundance there is nowhere to abide. There is nowhere to rest or grasp onto and yet there is rest The sky abides yet it never rests. Neither can we say that the sky is not always at rest. We talk about the sky as if it were…

POEMS: “Follow Truth”

Follow Truth The Buddha didn’t know that his choice to be himself would roll through the pages of history like a rogue wave.  All he did was sit beneath the bodhi tree, intention fixed on awakening, and when the light flowed in, he offered it back as the fruit of all his practice.  We each…

POEMS: “Be foolishly in love” by Rumi

“Be foolishly in love” A spirit that lives in this world and does not wear the shirt of love, such an existence is a deep disgrace. Be foolishly in love, because love is all there is. There is no way into presence except through a love exchange. If someone asks, But what is love? answer,…

HAIBUN AND HAIKU: “Yetis” (Haibun y Poema Haiku sobre los Yetis)

Photo credit: movie “Harry and the Hendersons” (1987) –   HAIBUN: After watching a beautiful animated movie called “Smallfoot” I was so amazed at the message this movie had for children and especially for adults. It was quite a disclosure, and it touched my heart. It left a very positive and happy feeling: the hope…

From the Hopi Nation Elders: “this is the hour”

You have been telling the people that this is the Eleventh Hour. Now you must go back and tell the people that this is the Hour. And there are things to be considered: Where are you living? What are you doing?  What are your relationships? Are you in right relation? Where is your water? Know…

POEMS: “Return To Stillness” by Mystic Meandering

Return To Stillness Return to the consciousness of Stillness that speaks through the Heart from the in-between spaces in the Celestial Ocean of Creation… Stillness expresses through vibration, through resonance, in and through the inner Heart ~ the Inner Being… Quiet the mind and the heart of thoughts, of emotions, of pain, of struggle, and…