POEMS: “Allow”

There is no controlling life.
Try corralling a lightning bolt,
containing a tornado. Dam a
stream and it will create a new
channel. Resist, and the tide
will sweep you off your feet.

POEMS: “Sweetness” by Thich Nhat Hanh

“Sweetness”     You must be completely awake in the present to enjoy the tea. Only in the awareness of the present,  can your hands feel the pleasant warmth of the cup. Only in the present,  can you savor the aroma,  taste the sweetness,  appreciate the delicacy. If you are ruminating about the past,  or…

POEMS: “Begin Again”

Photo credit: Pinterest “Begin Again”   I am learning: To let go, thinking I am in control. To see the beauty in hope and change. To feel the joy of surrender and faith. To enjoy a life with less distractions. To know silence is essential to growth. Above all else, to know the love of…

From Neale Donald Walsch: “Every day is a New Beginning”

  Every day is a New Beginning. A new cycle begins this day, yet a new cycle begins every day. Indeed, every moment. So if you recognize anything on this day, recognize what it symbolizes: The miracle of the endlessly continuing Cycle of Life. What a grand day! What a time for celebration! We begin again today!…

POEMS: “Happiness” by Hermann Hesse

Happiness As long as you chase happiness, you are not ready to be happy, even if you owned everything. As long as you lament a loss, run after prizes in restless races, you have not yet known peace. But when you have moved beyond desire, become a stranger to your goals and longings and call…

From the Hopi Nation Elders: “this is the hour”

You have been telling the people that this is the Eleventh Hour. Now you must go back and tell the people that this is the Hour. And there are things to be considered: Where are you living? What are you doing?  What are your relationships? Are you in right relation? Where is your water? Know…

POEMS: “Let Go and LIVE” by Mystic Meandering

Let Go and LIVE Let go. Let it all go: Hopes for the future. Regret for the past. Expectations for the present.   LIVE… Embraced in the space of Divine Emptiness, resting at the still-point… with no conceptual framework for your life. No scaffolding of thought or plan to hold “you” together… Dissolve in the…

POEMS: “Let it come through”

Let it Come Through   Open your eyes. Awake to now. Silence your mind. You have the power. What your heart wants is wanting you too. So get out of your own way and let it come through.   Do you deserve it? Of course you do. So get out of your own way and…