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The Freedom of Not Knowing

“I don’t know.” Words like aspirin stuck in the throat.   But I try them out roll them around on my tongue until suddenly they turn to cherry ice cream!   The more I say them the more I glide. I don’t know. I don’t know.   I don’t know what’s best for you or […]

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Walk on the Wildflower Side

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 […]

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My Life Is None of My Business

Sure I do my work clean the house love friends and family everyone else too and especially my Beloved.   I feed my cat eat lots of vegetables and do my spiritual practice. Beyond that, my life is none of my business.   All is in the hands of the Beloved.

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We Are Gypsies

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 […]

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Hula of Love

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.

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The True Weaver

Please enjoy this guest post by JoHanna Hartwig Threads Do we know the threads that bind the inner weavings of the soul? We theorize, mentalize, and cognize and yet mind cannot grasp. The Weaver weaves patiently in rooms above the mind. Rooms flooded with pristine reflections, Rooms vibrating with singing threads, We dance the ballet […]

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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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