POEMS: “For Loneliness” by John O’Donohue

“For Loneliness”   When the light lessens, Causing colors to lose their courage, And your eyes fix on the empty distance That can open on either side Of the surest line To make all that is Familiar and near Seem suddenly foreign, When the music of talk Breaks apart into noise And you hear your…

A quote (within quotes) by Neale Donald Walsch on “fear”

   “Fear is one of the main sources of cruelty. To conquer fear is the beginning of wisdom.” Bertrand Russell said that, and he was right.  Elisabeth Kubler-Ross said, “Fear and guilt are the only enemies of man.” She was right, too.  And Franklin Roosevelt famously said,  “The only thing we have to fear is fear…

A quote from “A Course in Miracles” (about going within)

There is a silence into which the world cannot intrude. There is an ancient peace you carry in your heart and have not lost. Lay down your arms and come without defense into the quiet place where Heaven’s peace holds all things still at last. Lay down all thoughts of danger and of fear. As…

POEMS: “Gitanjali 35” By Rabindranath Tagore

Gitanjali 35   Where the mind is without fear and the head is held high;    Where knowledge is free;    Where the world has not been broken up into fragments by narrow domestic walls;    Where words come out from the depth of truth;    Where tireless striving stretches its arms towards perfection;    Where the clear stream of…

SPIRITUAL POEMS: “The Valley Of Fear” by Ella Wheeler Wilcox

In the journey of life, as we travel along
To the mystical goal that is hidden from sight,
You may stumble at times into Roadways of Wrong,
Not seeing the sign-board that points to the right.
Through caverns of sorrow your feet may be led,
Where the noon of the day will like midnight appear.

A quote from Neale Donald Walsch: “Choose Love”

“Choose Love” “In life, we have a choice between a thought of love or a thought of fear. “Fear is the energy which contracts, closes down, draws in, runs, hides, hoards, harms. Love is the energy which expands, opens up, sends out, stays, reveals, shares, heals. “Fear wraps our bodies in clothing, love allows us…

POEMS: “Let it go”

  Let it Go  Let go of the ways you thought life would unfold: the holding of plans or dreams or expectations – Let it all go. Save your strength to swim with the tide. The choice to fight what is here before you now will only result in struggle, fear, and desperate attempts to…