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...
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...
The Seed at Your Center

The Seed at Your Center

  That dog who growls at you the pain gnawing at your heart the silent mate arguing client meowing cat… All swim inside the circle of you. They materialize exactly when the Beloved ordains, so they may most serve you. Each is a seed, at first appearing as little...
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...
You Are a Great Explorer

You Are a Great Explorer

  You, my dear, are not that sinner that hater that worm groveling in the subterranean dark. You, my love, are a great explorer of this vast, fecund world with its gooey saliva spit its sharp edges that cut to the very bone its naïve kisses in the backseat of a...