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The Moon Serenades the Sun

  With every orbit my love waxes for You. The power of your brilliance awakens this dead rock.   In those times when I must go dark— hide behind our friend Earth the longing fills my craters my Plato, Copernicus, and Kepler, to the brim.   But when your effulgence again shines on my Sea […]

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Simply Be

  The mountain does not try to be majestic. It simply stands tall, letting the light and seasons play across its contours.   The river does not force itself to flow faster or uphill. It simply follows its own frolicking meander to the sea.   The sun does not compete with other stars in the […]

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Spring Is Here!

One cannot rush winter one cannot make the earth warm the buds blossom the sparkling rains fall.   Each experience inhales and exhales its own perfect breath, the lessons within the moonless nights and pelting hail.   Why wait? Why struggle? Spring is already here!   In this moment the sun shines golden within, the […]

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Love Me

There once was a soul who loved her life so much she wanted to hold onto it.   The Beloved said, “Of course, whatever you want.”   And so she held tightly to her house with its white shutters her dog with his pleading brown eyes her work helping people and her parents who cherished […]

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And For No Reason

Please enjoy this poem by the 14th-century mystic, Hafiz. And For No Reason And for no reason I start skipping like a child.   And for no reason I turn into a leaf that is carried so high I kiss the Sun’s mouth and dissolve.   And for no reason a thousand birds choose my […]

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A Sky of Love

The mind is a book, a maze of sentences set in a state of permanence from which it cannot escape itself.   The Beloved is an azure sky with puffy white clouds anvil thunderheads, swirling tornados raindrops, hail, sleet blazing sun— a rainbow.   This true Love is still fluid, adaptable— ready with the perfect action in […]

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The Stillness of Dawn

This poem by my friend JoHanna Hartwig perfectly depicts this lovely time of year. Solstice   In the sweetest hours of dawn the world hangs in perfect balance.   We dreamers on this plane tell ourselves we are awaiting the sun’s return.   But I ask… Is it the return of this celestial body that […]

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You Are the Sun Shining Unconditionally

As the days grow longer, you may find yourself shining more brilliantly than ever. Like the Earth’s sun, you are self-generating, with the Divine radiating from you. This is the same power that fuels and creates everything in the cosmos and the cosmos itself. Your life here in the tangible world exists only to help […]

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