Dog Dreams

On the bike trail when I fall on rocks and cry over a hurt arm, The rottweiler appears, growling, fangs bared. I jump on my bike and pedal away. On the hiking trail, the husky lunges at our dog strains against his leash snarls and barks. I run, pulling our dog along...

Little Bird

The bird hits my windshield. “Oh no!” I exclaim, as its fluffy little body launches upward and then plummets to the pavement. My heart clenches, but I call inward to the Source. “What do I do?” The message comes fast. “Get the bird.” I turn the car around, drive back,...
The Unwrapping

The Unwrapping

The gift has been given and only awaits its unwrapping. Each momentary miracle, like when that precious blue jay lands in my mind and then appears in the fountain. When I envision my dream house and realize I already live in it. When my lover becomes my very self. Its...
It’s Enough

It’s Enough

It is enough to simply walk the dog on a spring morning when ice cracks beneath your feet and the sun blazes through broken clouds. It’s enough to sit and eat your breakfast, the oats and banana sweet on your tongue. No need for the mind to churn, trying to create...
The Blockbuster

The Blockbuster

  I sit in the movie theater, events unfolding before me. Wildfires, romance, even a robbery caper. It doesn’t really matter what happens… None of it alters the me snug in my seat. These images playing on the screen are merely informers. They show me how to know...
The Sacred Text

The Sacred Text

  This day, this moment, this is my Torah, my Bible, my Gita. The pain that clamps my heart the joy that makes me fly, these sacred lessons written on the invisible parchment of my days— they crucify me and resurrect me. They part the sea of my false being so my...