MYSTICAL POEMS: “The slumberer” by Elsa Barker

  Flaming June, one of Lord Leighton’s last paintings   The Slumberer O THOU mysterious One, lying asleep  Within the lonely chamber of my soul!  Thou art my life’s true goal,  Thine is the only altar that I keep.  Rapt in the contemplation of thy repose,          I see in thy still…

SHORT POEMS: “What we need is here” by Wendell Berry

“What we need is here”  Geese appear high over us pass, and the sky closes. Abandon, as in love or sleep, holds them to their way, clear in the ancient faith: what we need is here. And we pray, not for new earth or heaven, but to be quiet in heart, and in eye, clear….

SHORT SPIRITUAL POEMS: “I am blind” by Black Elk

I am blind and do not see the things of this world;  but when the Light comes from above, it enlightens my Heart,  and I can see, for the Eye of my Heart sees everything. The Heart is a sanctuary of the Center in which there is a little space  wherein the Great Spirit dwells,…

“10 things to consider when you are born in 3D”

  1. You will receive a body; 2. You will be presented with lessons; 3. There are no mistakes, only experiences; 4. Experiences are repeated until learned; 5. Learning does not end; 6. There is no better place than here; 7. Others are only mirrors of yourself; 8. What you make of your life is…

MYSTICAL POEMS: “A summons” by Rumi

Listen. In the silence between your heartbeats bides a summons. Do you hear it? Name it if you must, or leave it forever nameless, but why pretend it is not there? Leave that which is not, but appears to be. Seek that which is, but is not apparent. —Jalāl ad-Dīn Muhammad Rūmī