MYSTICAL POEMS: “The slumberer” by Elsa Barker

  Flaming June, one of Lord Leighton’s last paintings   The Slumberer O THOU mysterious One, lying asleep  Within the lonely chamber of my soul!  Thou art my life’s true goal,  Thine is the only altar that I keep.  Rapt in the contemplation of thy repose,          I see in thy still…

SHORT POEMS: “What we need is here” by Wendell Berry

“What we need is here”  Geese appear high over us pass, and the sky closes. Abandon, as in love or sleep, holds them to their way, clear in the ancient faith: what we need is here. And we pray, not for new earth or heaven, but to be quiet in heart, and in eye, clear….

A quote from the Mundaka Upanishad “On Love” (God)

Photo: Intricate carvings on a stone wheel in the ancient Hindu Sun Temple at Konark, Orissa, India. 13th Century. “The Cosmic wheel” Bright but hidden, the Self dwells in the heart. Everything that moves, breathes, opens, and closes Lives in the Self. This is the Source of Love And may be known through love but…

POEMS: “Wordless Whispers” by Mystic Meandering

Wordless Whispers…   Who is here for you, in your vulnerability, your fragility? Maybe you talk to “God”… The Buddha, maybe Allah, or the Divine Mother…? It doesn’t matter what “God” you believe in.. “The Mystery” holds them all… What comforts you? What calms your agitated mind? Can you feel the invisible arms around your…

MYSTICAL POEMS: “Thee and me in all things” by J. Krishnamurti

“Thee and me in all things” I have been a wanderer long In this world of transient things. I have known the passing pleasures thereof. As the rainbow is beautiful, But soon vanishes into nothingness, So have I known, From the very foundation of the world, The passing away of all things Beautiful, joyous and…