Nothing escapes the eye of God, and due to this omnipresence, the Divine is able to give succor to all Its children. It is not as if God is watching on some far-off throne, seeing all that we do; rather, each living being has a spark of the Divine within, and this spark does the […]
In this tavern we drink honeysuckle nectar. We stumble next door to the brothel where immaculate sex leaves us breathless. Spent, we feast on a buffet of wispy clouds, sunrays and moonbeams. We mainline True Ecstasy, leave all possessions behind and hitchhike across the Universe. We dive from sheer cliffs into the Ocean of Love […]
When storm clouds darken the west turn around. A rainbow blooms to the east. When dawn blazes scarlet turn around. Pink feathers brush the sky. When a tear drips down your cheek turn to the Beloved. A compassionate heart expands— fills the Universe with love.
The mind wants to know where we’re going what inn we’ll sleep in tonight. It wants to know what diner we will eat in and what’s on the menu too. But really we are gypsies we are Bedouins traveling the great distance each day a surprise oasis in the desert a gift in its […]
Wildflower, the spark ignites within. The Sun’s rays warm you and with great exuberance you break free of the dark, crusty earth and bloom. As storm clouds rumble and spring winds swirl you bend and sway in a hula of love.
It calls as though from a great distance light years and galaxies away. It whispers, quiet as the rustle of a raven wing, “Come.” And when I listen yet more closely It explains how. Between thoughts arrives the map and a compass needle pointing Home. “Follow the beating pulse of your joy the arc […]
The dew drop forms on a pear blossom glistens in first light trembles in a breeze slips onto a lizard tongue and loses itself in giving.
“Your fidelity to love, that is all you need. No day can then match your strength.”—Hafiz I open the email from the Santa Fe District Court, and suddenly my heart starts pounding and my palms grow moist. As morning sun peeks into my office I read the summons to a hearing about our community well. […]
Please enjoy this guest post by my friend Logan Jo’el. Open Heart The Beloved speaks when we are ready to listen. Close your ears and open your heart. Only through Him is pain made into a sunrise beyond time. Cease your motion in searching, Where does one go when nothingness is our abode? Look, how […]
In a smoky room scented with bourbon and sweat I clasp my cards so tightly they bend. This hand with its hearts, clubs and diamonds is everything. Whether good or bad, I bet on it believing the win or loss depends on the deal. Finally, bereft, my chips gone my account indebted I […]