A prayer shared at a United Nations Environmental Sabbath Program

  We have forgotten who we are. We have alienated ourselves from the unfolding of the cosmos We have become estranged from the movements of the earth We have turned our backs on the cycles of life. We have forgotten who we are. We have sought only our own security We have exploited simply for…

A quote from Alan Watts on illusion (Maya)

Art: “Maya The Illusion” Painting by Antra Srivastava A separate self is merely conventional reality, in the same sense as lines of latitude and longitude and the measurements of the clock; which is why one of the means of maya, illusion, is measurement. Things are measurements; they are units of thought, like inches are measurements….

MYSTICAL POEMS: “Vision” by Elizabeth Reninger

Vision   Go out after midnight with the sky trembling in snowy light — each star holding its filament of desire. Merge your mind with the spiraling galaxies — with a movement so large only Your heart can encompass it. Drop your prayer into the ear of God. Write a poem to help her hear…

A wisdom quote from Nikola Tesla on our interconectedness

Like a wave in the physical world, in the infinite ocean of the medium which pervades all, so in the world of organisms, in life, an impulse started proceeds onward, at times, maybe, with the speed of light, at times, again, so slowly that for ages and ages it seems to stay, passing through processes…

A quote from Ramana Maharshi on “love thy neighbor as thyself”

It is every intelligent man’s experience …wrong-doing recoils on the doer sooner or later. Why is this so? Because the Self is one in all. When seeing others you are only seeing yourself in their shapes. ‘Love they neighbor as thyself’ means that you should love him because he is your Self. —Ramana Maharshi S….

Mystical Poems: “Say I am You” by Rumi

“Say I am You” I am dust particles in sunlight. I am the round sun. To the bits of dust I say, Stay. To the sun, Keep moving. I am morning mist, and the breathing of evening. I am wind in the top of a grove, and surf on the cliff. Mast, rudder, helmsman, and…

Wisdom quote from Plotinus about “the stars”

The stars are like letters which inscribe themselves at every moment in the sky. Everything in the world is full of signs.  All events are coordinated. All things depend on each other; as has been said: Everything breathes together. —Plotinus ca CE 204/5–270

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…