Why Not Now

Why Not Now

  Someday, you’ll cruise through the galaxy and point out the planets you once inhabited, just as you do your previous homes now.   Someday, you’ll realize that, like those synthetic life forms on Star Trek you only truly exist in this moment, with all the...
Sky Yearns

Sky Yearns

When you disappear into worry the mountains miss you.   The sky yearns for your company.   The earth longs for your step.   And the Beloved inner self aches for your return.   Any moment, when that longing calls, come back, awaken to the now where...

Perma-love

These flash floods tear through and erode one’s homeland. They wash away the topsoil and leave in their wake gullies, ditches and silt.   The first impulse— divert the flow off the land, renunciate it, so it won’t cause so much trouble!   But then the Divine...

The Budding Self

If I could only see myself the way I see my garden…   In its fledgling flax and parched penstemon I see graceful limbs and bold blossoms opening to the desert sun.   In the microscopic thyme that barely survived the winter, I see a brave heart. Kneeling to...