Wisdom poems: “Love all” by Dostoevsky

Love all Love all that has been created by God, both the whole and every grain of sand. Love every leaf and every ray of light. Love the beasts and the birds, love the plants, love every separate fragment. If you love each separate fragment, you will understand the mystery of the whole resting in God.  —Dostoevsky

MYSTICAL POEMS: “Run” (from spiritual confinement) by Hafiz

Run, my dear,from anything that may not strengthenyour precious budding wings, Run like hell, my dear,from anyone likely to put a sharp knifeinto the sacred, tender visionof your beautiful heart. We have a duty to befriendthose aspects of obediencethat stand outside of our houseand shout to our reason“oh please, oh pleasecome out and play!” For…

A quote and a question from Neale Donald Walsch about life

  Life is about your soul, not about your body and not about your mind.   Most people work hard to keep the body happy. Then they seek to stimulate their mind. Then…if there is time… they look after their soul. Yet the most beneficial priority has it just the other way around.   When…

Wisdom poems: “If you love”… by Ibn al-Arabi

Your task is not to seek for love,but merely to seek and find all the barrierswithin yourself that you have built against it. Then when you see what is around you asnot other-than-you, and all and everything asthe existence of the One; when you do not see anything elsewith Him or in him; but see…

Spiritual poems: “The Garden” by Trina Graves

  The Garden September 30, 2020 Trina Graves1 Comment The garden is createdBeautiful in simplicityWith the purest of flowersAnd a baby, sapling tree The temporary gardenersNurture with great careDeveloping the gardenWith the love they share But busy with lifeTasks to do, no endSome weeds will growThey can’t always tend The tree is always growingRooting deep…

Poems with a lesson: “The cookie thief”

Let us all think before we quickly and blindly judge others…   The Cookie Thief A woman was waiting at an airport one night,With several long hours before her flight.She hunted for a book in the airport shops.Bought a bag of cookies and found a place to drop. She was engrossed in her book but…

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 @…

A prayer shared at a United Nations Environmental Sabbath Program

  We have forgotten who we are. We have alienated ourselves from the unfolding of the cosmos We have become estranged from the movements of the earth We have turned our backs on the cycles of life. We have forgotten who we are. We have sought only our own security We have exploited simply for…

We are the Ones We’ve Been Waiting For, by Hopi Elders

  We are the Ones We’ve Been Waiting For, by Hopi Elders   You have been telling people that this is the Eleventh Hour, now you must go back and tell the people that this is the Hour. And there are things to be considered: Where are you living? What are you doing? What are…

The story of the origin of dog and cat

  ADAM SAID: “LORD, WHEN I WAS IN the garden, you walked with me every day. Now I see you no longer. I am lonesome here and it is difficult for me to remember how much you love me.” And God said, “I will create a companion for you who will be with you forever…