I’m going to tell you a story about someone who became a part of my life in a way few other people ever experience. Well, I wonder about that. I wonder how many other people go about their day-to-day lives only vaguely aware that there’s something unusual going on in […]
Posts Tagged With ‘Perfection’
Often, even a prolonged search appears fruitless But look among the discards For the unsought fruit So often sweeter, more fulfilling Than the one intended. Seeking is an act of desire, Discovery, an act of vision. Disentangled from objectives, Seeking always bears fruit.
If you feel hatred, feel the anger that powers it. If you feel anger, feel the fear that motivates it. If you feel fear, feel the pain that underlies it. If you feel pain, heal the part of you that feels it. Pain is the crucible in which all […]
We are always changing, But only to become ourselves. What we leave behind was not ours. What we carry forward is, if only for the moment. Sometimes a backward glance clarifies what was, what remains, what will be.
Forgive Forgiving lifts two burdens One carried by the forgiven One carried by the forgiver
I love to think of nature as an unlimited broadcasting station, through which God speaks to us every hour, if we will only tune in. ~ George Washington Carver When Lao Tse speaks of The Dao, he is referring literally to “The Way”. There’s no simple way to tell you […]
Time has been on my mind. Yes, because I’ve been reading (and just completed) The Time Traveller’s Wife, but also because time has long been on my mind. This song, Time Table, is an old, old example of time in my consciousness and subconscious. It’s a favourite of mine since […]
Regret not the past. Rather, be grateful for how it shaped your present. For the past was the road to now. There is now no other way than the road taken, And any other path may well have led astray. If you must look back, Look not for failures and […]
When our heart is broken Or our soul walled off First a smile Then a laugh These are the steps Through which we rediscover The step that is love The healing step The step which walks through walls First a smile Then a laugh These steps are the […]
Camel’s lilting, melancholic and epic instrumental, Ice is among my favourite pieces of music. Discovered on a late-night college radio station in 1979 in Rochester, New York, it stands out on the album I Can See Your House From Here (despite the DJ’s touting of Remote Romance as, “Best on […]