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True Creativity

“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. […]

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Open Heart

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 […]

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Love Trumps All

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 […]

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A Very Brief Guide for Travelers

Please enjoy this guest post by my friend Michael Hock. A Very Brief Guide for Travelers Out on an adventure, you ask for directions. Who do you ask, who believe? You’ve got the goal identified— maybe a hidden slot canyon, cut out from flat rock, secret, unknown, and no map, no signs. Of course, it […]

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Transcend Space, Time and Matter

When I’m Here firm ground under my feet scent of piñon smoke in the winter air I transcend space.   When I’m in the Now heart beating in my chest sun warm against my cheeks I transcend time.   When I’m with the Beloved His image radiant in my eye a smile sweet on my lips no […]

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The Power of Imagery

On an icy winter day I step out of the bank and stop fast. There in front of me shuffles my mother. I see her glossy, silver hair, red wool coat and body hunched over a walker. My heart thuds in my chest. It’s an apparition, a ghost! My mother passed away more than a […]

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Love Allows

The Beloved allows us to be. No pushing, no force those are of the mind. The divine Power offers all with an open palm encourages us to unwrap the next gift but with no pressure.   As the Beloved of my micro I can do so as well. I can allow these lower bodies physical, emotional, mental […]

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Eternal Spring

The mind says “Wait, wait, just a little longer until the days lengthen. Then the world will be brighter.”   The Beloved answers, “Now, now, this moment stretches to eternity. Close your eyes and bask in My sunshine.   “Your inner tulips already blossom. Your hyacinths and daffodils burst with joy. Whenever you wait for […]

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The Great Lover

Oh unutterable utterance Unrepeatable repetition when my heart drops down to my gut and they mate in their pain how I long for You.   As night closes in and cold hardens the leaves the lower lovers entwine. Dungeon doors clang closed as they couple on dank cement with only a simple grate opening upon a black sky.   […]

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Divine Intervention

Please enjoy this guest post by my friend Colleen Buchanan. Unbeknownst to us, as we ate dinner recently, our daughter choked on a green bean. By the time we realized what was happening, she was already turning purple. The look on her face was sheer terror. My husband jumped into action and performed the Heimlich […]

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