Spiritual poems: “The quiet search” by Melanie White

  Rushing through life leaves me unsatisfied. Where is peace? In the stillness where struggle ends and I surrender to the Oneness. Here, my breath guides me back to my self in the present, God’s holy creation with infinite possibilities Be still, and Know I AM. by Melanie White Posted with permission from Unity @…

MYSTICAL POEMS: “Sit and be still” by Wendell Berry

“Sit and be still”    Sit and be still until in the time of no rain you hear beneath the dry wind’s commotion in the trees the sound of flowing water among the rocks, a stream unheard before, and you are where breathing is prayer. by Wendell Berry

A quote from Franz Kafka on learning to be quiet and still…

You need not do anything. Remain sitting at your table and listen. You need not even listen, just wait. You need not even wait, just learn to be quiet, still and solitary, and the world will freely offer itself to you unmasked. It has no choice, it will roll in ecstasy at your feet. —Franz…

MYSTICAL POEMS: “Primordial Pool of Silence” by Mystic Meandering

Primordial Pool of Silence…   Days unfold like rushing waterfalls. Nights I welcome the silence; just sitting, just being, allowing the flow of the day to come to the edge and gently fall away… A smooth, sliding movement finding its own rhythm empties out the eddies of life… Letting go of trying, trying to make…

MYSTICAL POEMS: “Am I not Here?”

Am I not Here? When I would sit to “meditate”, When I would strive to do, Or refrain from doing, The Beloved would whisper… What are you doing? Am I not here? Where would you go to find me, My Beloved, My own? What would you do to gain my Love, Which is now, has…

POEMS: “The Central Calm” by Edward Carpenter

“The Central Calm” Drawing back for a moment from Time, and its superficial claims and conclusions, Realising for a moment the artistic nature of the utterance of the Universe: That all is for expression, and that for this end commencement and finale, first evolved and latest evolved, are equally important; That Progress is a word…

A quote from “A Course in Miracles” (about going within)

There is a silence into which the world cannot intrude. There is an ancient peace you carry in your heart and have not lost. Lay down your arms and come without defense into the quiet place where Heaven’s peace holds all things still at last. Lay down all thoughts of danger and of fear. As…

“Subtle Truth” – by Lao Tzu

Why scurry about looking for the truth?
It vibrates in every thing and every not-thing,
right off the tip of your nose. Can you be still and see it
in the mountain? the pine tree? yourself?