What if I call pain’s bluff? What if I look it in the eye and say I am not afraid of you? Do what you will. You are only pain. You cannot harm me, nor kill me. For I am not this body with its pinches, burns and aches; the emotions with their […]
What if I can be love no matter what’s going on in my physical body, with my house or in the world? That is the Beloved’s promise. Whenever I put my attention on that Power, I am.
Bless the mischief makers who bring us to our knees. Whether boss, neighbor, mate, child or stranger, they hound trip bully and manipulate us. They steal our money, energy and time. But most of all the mischief makers force us to fly into the flame where we burn away those parts of us that they mirror. Thus we live in […]
Any challenge is really increased freedom dressed in a Halloween costume. Sure it has the witch’s warts bat’s fangs and ghoul’s claws. But really, under the wig and cape we find His Love coaxing, encouraging, pressing us on, pleading for us to surrender to give up the darkness of life’s graveyard, to release the […]
When wolves were reintroduced into Yellowstone National Park two decades ago, many things changed. The forests filled out in places where deer had over-grazed them. Smaller animals such as beavers, otters, songbirds and hawks flourished in the newly abundant ecosystem. And even the rivers changed course due to their shores being strengthened by plant growth. Imagine […]
There once was a soul who loved her life so much she wanted to hold onto it. The Beloved said, “Of course, whatever you want.” And so she held tightly to her house with its white shutters her dog with his pleading brown eyes her work helping people and her parents who cherished […]
The mind wants to build on the old structure. But the Beloved says, “Don’t balance this sparkling window in a worn out frame. Leave all and start anew.” This requires some destruction. Pain sparks in the chest and rips through muscle and bone but only as long as we resist. See clearly through […]
Be a service dog for consciousness shepherding patience into the world. Lie at your Master’s feet awaiting Its direction panting for Its every whim. Walk with that Power alert for moments to aid with your simple Presence the sick the hungry the empty hearts the lost souls wandering like zombies life’s endless cul-de-sac. One […]