May 20 2016
with a fierce eye
and a gentle heart.
May 18 2016
‘Blind faith’ is just passive belief.
Find an active faith,
faith that tests itself constantly.
Restore sight to your faith.
May 04 2016
The most mundane effort,
when approached with a sense of service
and a questing heart,
becomes an act of beauty.
Apr 29 2016
The solution to religious extremism
is to reawaken that sweet, secret, sacred bliss within,
to gently and generously share it with others,
to create environments that invite
the continuing quest.
Apr 27 2016
This is what the soul craves,
to be seen, to be recognized,
to be truly acknowledged.
This is true not just of the human soul,
but of the world soul.
Apr 22 2016
When you know where the Beloved lives,
you are content,
no need to argue with others over street names.
Apr 20 2016
We are, each of us, just a thin gauze-like veil
delicately draped over the Divine.
The slightest puff of breath
or flaming spark of fire
dispels the illusion that we are a separate substance.
Apr 15 2016
The boundary between self and the world
is bridged by the breath.
Apr 06 2016
We all feel it, a gentle prodding
to let the heart open,
to know ourselves truly, to be present
and radiate ourselves into the world.
Apr 01 2016
Don’t mistake information for knowledge.
Information is important,
but knowledge is the stuff of life.
Mar 30 2016
The scariest people are those
who’ve grown tired of questions
and so brutalize the world with simplistic answers.
Mar 16 2016
When problems fill the day,
then those problems are the day’s worship.
Mar 11 2016
It’s not that we have to find the right place to look.
It’s that we have to find the right way to look.
Mar 09 2016
It is only when we deeply engage
with the gentle flow of small events
that we come to know our lives.