“Symbols” by Thomas Merton

“Symbols” Traditionally, the value of the symbol is precisely in its apparent uselessness  as a means of simple communication.  It is ordered toward communion,  not to communication. Because it is not an efficient mode of communicating  information, the symbol can achieve a higher purpose, beyond  cause and effect. Instead of establishing a new contact by…

MYSTICAL POEMS: “Knowing”

Knowing What is this Exquisite Presence, Shining Radiant in The Heart, This Dissolution of duality, This Wellspring of Ecstasy, This Fullness and Completion, In which time, space, and myself, Dissolve in Formless Rapture? I don’t know. Is it not “Consciousness”? I don’t know. Is it not “God”? I don’t know. Is it not the “Soul”?…

POEMS: “Your time has come” by Margaret Jang

Your time has come to shed built up doubt or fear,
a new journey starts at last and now it’s finally here!
Maybe you thought this time would never actually come,
now with such excitement, your heart beats like a drum.

POEMS: “Two Kinds of Intelligence” by Rumi

There are two kinds of intelligence: one acquired,
as a child in school memorizes facts and concepts
from books and from what the teacher says,
collecting information from the traditional sciences
as well as from the new sciences.

HAIKU SPIRITUAL POEMS: “Intuition” (“Intuición”)

  “Intuition”   Undecided, need solutions! Don’t look outside: The answer is in your heart!   Amira     “Intuición”   Indeciso/a, necesito soluciones! No mires afuera: ¡La respuesta está en tu corazón!   Amira