ANIMAL & NATURE POEMS: “I am, we are” by M. Linda Steffey

A Spiritual And Inspirational Poem from All-Creatures.org Spiritual and Inspirational poetry that touch the heart and soul, and provoke the mind. I AM, WE ARE I am one with trees and flowers The grasses of the plains The snowstorms and the sunshine The thunder when it rains.. I am part of mountains, deserts The mighty…

ANIMAL POEMS: “Creatures all” by M. Linda Steffey

Spiritual and Inspirational poetry that touch the heart and soul, and provoke the mind. “CREATURES ALL” Bless the Creatures all The large, the tiny, tall.. The colors, spots and flecks Some with long, thin necks Those with scale, with fin All with worth….all kin.. Those who fly up high Across Thy blue of sky And…

MYSTICAL POEMS: “There is no void or darkness” by Hafiz

“There is no void or darkness”  Poetry reveals that there is no empty space. When your truth forsakes its shyness, When your fears surrender to your strengths, You will begin to experience That all existence Is a teeming sea of infinite life. In a handful of ocean water You could not count all the finely…

A quote on our interconectedness from The Rig Veda

There is an endless net of threads throughout the universe. The horizontal threads are in space. The vertical threads are in time. At every crossing of the threads, there is an individual, and every individual is a crystal bead. And every crystal bead reflects not only the light from every other crystal in the net,…

A quote “From a flight of Swans” by Rabindranath Tagore

When dew falls as tears from the morning sky, When riverside trees sparkle in sunlight, So close in my heart their shadows fall, Then I know That the Universe is a floating lotus In the holy lake of my mind. Then I know: I am the voice within the Voice, The song within the Song,…

A wisdom quote on separateness by Wendell Berry

I would like you to show me, if you can, where the line can be drawn between an organism and it’s environment. The environment is in you. It’s passing through you. You’re breathing it in and out. You and every other creature. —Wendell Berry

“Stardust and comets and whale tooth”

At 19, I read a sentence that re-terraformed my head: “The level of matter in the universe has been constant since the Big Bang.” In all the aeons we have lost nothing, we have gained nothing – not a speck, not a grain, not a breath. The universe is simply a sealed, twisting kaleidoscope that…