MYSTICAL POEMS: “Be kind to yourself, dear” by Rumi

“Be kind to yourself, dear” If you put your hands on this oar with me, they will never harm another, and they will come to find they hold everything you want. If you put your hands on this oar with me, they would no longer lift anything to your mouth that might wound your precious…

Poems on ageing: “Now I become myself” by May Sarton

Now I become myself Now I become myself. It’s taken Time, many years and places; I have been dissolved and shaken, Worn other people’s faces, Run madly, as if Time were there, Terribly old, crying a warning, “Hurry, you will be dead before—” (What? Before you reach the morning? Or the end of the poem…

“As Tall as You Want to Be” by Denis Waitley* (re-blogged)

Originally posted on Inspiring Stories:
When he was two years old, this adopted child of two  college professors suddenly and inexplicably stopped growing, and his health started to fail. A team of doctors gave him six months to live after they diagnosed him as suffering from a rare disease that inhibits digestion and nutrients in…

POEMS: “Moments of vision”

That mirror
Whose magic penetrates like a dart,
Who lifts that mirror
And throws our mind back on us, and our heart,
until we start?