It is through our perception of this realm of manifestation And our will to reason about all we perceive That we learn to believe in opposites. Beauty & Ugliness Love & Hatred Good & Evil Only words. Only names for the unnameable. The concepts they speak of, Only manifestations of […]
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
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 […]
The supple vulnerability of love The pen is mightier than the sword While love is mightier than the pen Love is A fortress without walls A sword without edge A pen without ink No army can defeat it No blade cut it from you No word undo it Master the […]
Helpless in our anger Courage borne of anger Delivers none from sorrow. Anger begets violence Upon body, mind and spirit. Violence begets harm. Harm begets sorrow. On victim and Instigator alike. Ever so, this cycle of suffering, Helpless in our anger.
Intelligence & Wisdom Trust the intelligence of the body Over the intelligence of the mind. The master learns more In a mile of walking Than an hour of reading. Foster wisdom of the intellect With study and discourse. Foster wisdom of the body With nourishment and exercise.
Questions Answers Words The spiritual quest begins With simple questions: Who…? What…? How…? Why…? The quest leads always To one simple answer: While answers can be known, They cannot be put into words.
Be Silent ~ Be True ~ Just Be Vestiges of a manifest self, Long forgotten, Writes words Better left Unsaid. Some truths are better left untold, Or risk obscuring the true That cannot be told. True is an act of being Not telling. So I remind the […]