SHORT POEMS: “The Wish” by Ella Wheeler Wilcox

“The Wish” Should some great angel say to me to-morrow, “Thou must re-tread thy pathway from the start, But God will grant, in pity, for thy sorrow, Some one dear wish, the nearest to thy heart.’ This were my wish! from my life’s dim beginning Let be what has been! wisdom planned the whole; My…

Spiritual Excerpt from “The Gift of Gravity” by Wendell Berry

“The Gift of Gravity” All that passes descends, and ascends again unseen into the light: the river coming down from sky to hills, from hills to sea, and carving as it moves, to rise invisible, gathered to light, to return again. “The river’s injury is its shape.” I’ve learned no more. We are what we…

“The Purpose of the Journey” – by Joseph Campbell

  The Purpose of the Journey   The purpose of the journey is compassion. When you have come past the pairs of opposites, you have reached compassion. The separateness apparent in the world is secondary. Beyond that world of opposites is an unseen, but experienced, unity and identity in us all. Joseph Campbell from The…