Archive for the 'Thoughts for the Day' Category

Feb 26 2021

battered heart

somehow the battered heart
blossoms with such beauty,
no hint of past hurts

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Feb 12 2021

gathering silence

Once you have gathered enough silence,
silence gathers you.

One response so far

Feb 05 2021


The goal is to become a non-believer,
to abandon belief — and dogma and hearsay —
in favor of direct knowing.

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Jan 29 2021

supremely pragmatic

A mystic must be supremely pragmatic:
Use what works,
whatever opens the heart
and fires the spirit.

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Jan 22 2021

by default

If you are not intensely dedicated
to a high ideal,
then comfort becomes your goal by default
and every difficulty becomes a crisis.

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Jan 15 2021

what we love

We become what we love.

Everything else is just movement.

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Jan 08 2021

learn the way

We learn the way
by knowing our hearts.

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Dec 11 2020

strength to stand

Don’t resent the work.
It gives you the strength to stand
whole and silent
before the Mystery.

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Dec 04 2020

Like water

Like water, yield
and so find your destination.

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Nov 20 2020

to find perfection

To find its perfection
the soul must reveal
its imperfections.

One response so far

Nov 13 2020

most sacred place

You live in the most sacred place
in the universe:
right here,
right now.

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Oct 30 2020


Let that charged space
spark inside you and flash.

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Oct 16 2020

immense journey

Whether our stories are epic or humble,
whether we live on the sharp edges or the flat plains,
we are all on an immense journey.

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Oct 09 2020


We don’t find gateways.
We ourselves open.

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Sep 30 2020


You have permission
to be rude
when protecting the vulnerable.

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Sep 25 2020


Language is the first tool wielded
and the last chain escaped.

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Sep 17 2020

The deepest mystery

The deepest mystery
is in the mirror.

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