On the Timefullness of Beauty and Annie Lennox

'There's this youth culture that is really, really powerful and really, really strong, but what it does is it really discards people once they reach a certain age. I actually think that people are so powerful and interesting - women, especially - when they reach my age. We've got so much to say, but popular culture is so reductive that we just talk about whether we've got wrinkles, or whether we've put on weight or lost weight, or whether we've changed our hair style. I just find that so shallow.'–Annie Lennox

Timefull Beauty Some say beauty fades with time. Not at all. The Wisdom, insight and presence we earn with the practice of living are beauty’s greatest markers. Close your eyes and listen for the radiance, Open your eyes and see the true nature of beauty. The connection to something deeper […]

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The Speck Becomes the Sea

You are here: in the Milky Way Galaxy.

We are, each of us, a speck, living on a speck, rotating around a speck which is just one of billions of specks clustered in a speck. Here am I experiencing my own infinitesimal significance. I realize: I am a miracle, infinite in my miraculousness. In all the uncountable experiential […]

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Perceiving Spirit

Close both eyes; See with the other (third) one.

Close both eyes; See with the Other one. Cover both ears; Hear with the Other one. Quiet my mind. Open my heart. Peer into infinity. Listen to my body. These senses Perceive my spirit, The true nature of self. Spirit is in all things. I look for it there. Its […]

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You can’t make an omelette without chopping a few mushrooms

making an omelette

On a sunny Sunday morning The world outside my kitchen window not yet stirring But for songbirds singing And the rustle of leaves in the breeze Chop chop chopping mushrooms The sharp chef’s blade falling falling falling On the cutting board, slices of mushroom brushed aside Readied for sizzling butter […]

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Love Came Calling

Love Came Calling

Love comes calling To visit a while   Warmth and caring Intimacy and laughter Passion and expansion   A change External … internal No matter   A rage Or wrenching goodbye Or silent slipping away   The loving is gone Yet love lingers on   Because I love the being […]

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