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Your Pain is Your Cure

On a moonless night it seems they harm me that mate sister brother mother father friend neighbor stranger.   With a look a word a finger a fist— slayed.   But the Beloved reveals no thing no one can.   Soul in its glory is impervious as the sky.   Only I through what I hold dear […]

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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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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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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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Love Lifts Me

The birds’ favorite songs You do not hear,   For their most flamboyant music takes place when their wings are stretched above the trees   And they are smoking the opium of pure freedom.   It is healthy for the prisoner to have faith   That one day he will again move about wherever he […]

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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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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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The Inner Harvest

A stroll the the farmers’ market reveals the inner bounty.

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Cellmates

Please enjoy this guest post by my friend Logan Jo’el. Cellmates See them? Many have come, many have gone, yet among them we are. Curse them today, bless them tomorrow Still amongst you are they. Don’t run away from or despise them Hold them too tightly they may slip away from your grasp. Our Beloved […]

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