Spiritual poems: “The quiet search” by Melanie White

  Rushing through life leaves me unsatisfied. Where is peace? In the stillness where struggle ends and I surrender to the Oneness. Here, my breath guides me back to my self in the present, God’s holy creation with infinite possibilities Be still, and Know I AM. by Melanie White Posted with permission from Unity @…

MYSTICAL POEMS: “Patience” by Rumi

Know that this troublesome body is like a coat of armor: comfortable neither in winter or in summer. Yet still this bad associate is good for you because of the patience you must show in overcoming its desires, for the exercise of patience expands the heart with spiritual peace. The patience shown by the moon…

POEMS: “The first Peace” by  Black Elk

The first peace, which is the most important,  is that which comes within the souls of people  when they realize their relationship, their oneness,  with the universe and all its powers,  and when they realize that at the center of the universe  dwells Wakan-Taka (the Great Spirit), and that this center  is really everywhere, it…

A personal letter from Neale Donald Walsch

My companions of the Journey… We’re hearing enough at every turn about all that is going “wrong” in our world today, so we don’t need another summary from me. But what I would like to offer is a small suggestion on one way we might all deal, from an emotional point of view, with what’s…

A quote from Neale Donald Walsch on the “essence of everything”

All of life is animated by a single fantastic energy, which is the essence of everything that is — including you. Isn’t that amazing? Now, because this essence is who you are and what you are made of, it can obviously never leave you. Perhaps not so obviously, it can also be wonderfully helpful. It…

A Zen quote from Thich Nhat Hanh on wars, and our own prejudisms…

“We often think of peace as the absence of war, that if powerful countries would reduce their weapon arsenals, we could have peace. But if we look deeply into the weapons, we see our own minds- our own prejudices, fears and ignorance. Even if we transport all the bombs to the moon, the roots of…