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The True Guide

I thought I knew the way having traveled this path long ago but no…I got lost in cryptic directions­: turn right at the T intersection left at the V.   All became muddled in duality.   Stopping in the middle I scream, “I don’t know where I’m going and I don’t know how to get […]

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Breaking Trail

Though the path is hidden I hike it home. Every step an exercise in trust. The deeper the snow the more I rely on the True Guide.

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The Clear Road Home

We have an easement through these lower worlds to our Home.   But we must claim our right of passage.   We must maintain this inner road protect it from erosion from false demands.   That surly neighbor may try to block access but remember the Beloved grants free passage.   Any moment we love that Power […]

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The Call

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 […]

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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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Sounderella

I always wanted someone to steal me away on a grand sailboat to a tropical isle, with palms and a turquoise bay, or in a plane over lofty peaks to wildflower meadows where butterflies play.   I longed to leave my desert the pain of this anvil heart the boredom of my heavy-metal playlist, find […]

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Lit from Within

Please enjoy this poem by an Inner Adventure reader. Camping Inside, inside this tent You embrace me. I have come full circle without, within, with You. Let us leave together. All behind now. Only One singular love. —Anonymous Image: istockphoto.com If you would like to receive The Inner Adventure posts directly in your email box, […]

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Road to Freedom

Let’s take the Mother Road, Tasting en route the sparking-fat diners the creaky court motels, where we’ll lay waste to the flesh, and carve our initials in the illusion of love, Knowing the real thing waits within ignited by our Friend, Who’s driving us Home.

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The Waterfall: Finding a Power Within

This is The Inner Adventure’s first fictional publication, a short story by one of my writing class participants. It is an adventurous journey into love’s great flow. The Waterfall: Finding a Power Within a short story by Theresa Dunford The day he told me he loved me was also the day I learned he was […]

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Silence and Stillness

  Rime Ice Aspens shot in the Sangre de Cristo Mountains above Santa Fe

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