The Inner Garden

I plant the seeds carefully using rich soil and compost— tomatoes, beets, radishes, tatsoi, arugula, cucumber and patty pan squash. Then I wait. Soon the tiny seedlings appear. They push up through the soil, a miracle of fragile green! Every morning I go out, check...
The True Home

The True Home

  You dreamed of houses: A hacienda surrounded by a verdant ranch, An airy sanctuary perched on a hill, A wooden shack floating away in a river. In the dreams the house was your life. All activity centered around it— you mended stucco, planted lilacs, repaired a...
Focus on the True

Focus on the True

Recently, in the Pecos Wilderness of northern New Mexico, I came upon countless wild roses. With their delicate strength, they provided a rich contemplation for me. When photographing flowers I love to play with focus, zeroing in on the crucial moment, so that all...
Be Your Great Extraordinary

Be Your Great Extraordinary

  Your extraordinary self is already here! No need to try to push to impress to rush and exert beyond the fray. Your being has always been. No need to seek to calculate to struggle. Instead, simply breathe in the pure Love Power. Feel that fiery, flowing essence...
Snow at Dawn

Snow at Dawn

  In this desert when snow falls at dawn my being surrenders to the pristine and sparkly white. I rush into the storm and let the flakes kiss my cheeks and eyelashes, the luminosity fill my heart. Thrilled, I carry this light into the bedroom where I leap on the...
You Won’t Drown

You Won’t Drown

  Dear one, the worry within you that darkens your day is but a squall moving across the great ocean of your being. You may get wet but you won’t drown, if you stay with the Friend. Truly, you are the entire ocean, the sky, the rain drops, the light shining...