POEMS: “Today I Awoke” by Adyashanti

Today I Awoke Today I awoke, finally I see the Self has re-turned to the Self. The Self is none other than the Self. I am deathless. I am endless. I am free. The birds outside sing… The birds outside sing and there am I. The seeing of leaves on the trees, that seeing am…

POEMS: “Journey without end”

Journey Without End
I eschew the implied finality,
And the exalted loftiness,
Of words like “enlightened” or “awakened”.

POEMS: “Rest and Be Taken” by Adyashanti

Rest and Be Taken When there is deep abundance there is nowhere to abide. There is nowhere to rest or grasp onto and yet there is rest The sky abides yet it never rests. Neither can we say that the sky is not always at rest. We talk about the sky as if it were…

Bodhisattva Prayer for Humanity

Bodhisattva Prayer for Humanity “May I be a guard for those who need protection A guide for those on the path A boat, a raft, a bridge for those who wish to cross the flood May I be a lamp in the darkness A resting place for the weary A healing medicine for all who…

POEMS: “Awakening Now”

Why wait for your awakening?
Do you value your reasons for staying small
more than the light shining through the open door?
Forgive yourself,

MYSTIC POEMS: “Devotion” by Mystic Meandering

Photo credit: Artist Rassouli @ http://www.Rassouli.com “Devotion”…   An unexpected visceral longing arises – again… A primal Love and Longing for what cannot be named; like a lover pining away for their “Beloved.” Its intensity nearly snuffs my heart out and will only be revived by the Silence of “The Presence.” The Heart only wants…

A thought from Neale Donald Walsch on reverence for all life forms

  “All that Life asks is that you move through Life with a reverence for Life. Yet this reverence for Life must be displayed in all things. Even in the littlest things. Perhaps especially so. For instance, if you choose to consume animals, do you limit your purchases of flesh to cook to only those suppliers who…