Here now are the realms of wonder. Yet I forget, I fall out of presence. I fall back Back into myself, back into the broken world system, back into the dysfunctions of my mind Dysfunctions of my understanding about what is true. Eating again of the wrong tree, That tempting fruit of the tree … More Walking in the Realms of Wonder
Plato said “”An un-examined life is not worth living“. Van Morrison sang of Aristotle who mentored Plato; “I saw the light of ancient Greece standing within reach of the son” he went on to sing ” If my heart could do the thinking and my head begin to feel would I see the world in a new light … More An Architecture for Life #1
I, me, my, mine; it’s not about me? Really? Who’s it about then? You, them, us, everyone; all the time? Nothing happens to you that has not or will happen to me or others at some time. Truth is we share more in common than we differ. It’s the proportions of the impacts of experience … More It’s not about me, really?
My story is one of turbulent seas of trouble mitigated by the ever-present hand of the master mariner. Really! He showed up when I was a child of four. To young to question, or dismiss he spoke; I listened, His question implied a response of obedience or independence – I obeyed. Then the real trouble … More No Proof, Only Witness
There exists a separate place, a separate reality. In the heat of the desert, Under the scorch of the sun, Exists a place of peace. This place is built as the foundations of the earth. With the gifts of the mother and the blessings of time. It stands to greet the wind, … More A Separate Place
I wrestled again last night with that imposing pressure. That force that tries to imprint on my heart – my insufficiency, my inadequacy, my need! At dawn I saw that it was my effort to ward off that sense, my defenses and self projections, call it what you will- They are real problem. … More Becoming True
I have observed that one buys or sells their integrity with every transaction of will or desire. When it comes to financial deals particularly, we are always challenged (or tested), it seems to cut someone or something out of a deal; to our unjust gain. We buy or sell our integrity with every transaction. … More Ethical Integrity
The King rules over the land. The Prophet rules over the sacred words. The priest intercedes between the heavens and the earth. The poet lives in all three and inhabits them all simultaneously.
Trust Me in you, Says He- The unity, The union. The sharing of Spirit; Spirit in the Flesh. My Spirit reveled through you; a mystery. A mystery to be more greatly reveled, More surely seen, More complete, Trust Me! Trust my life in your life, Rest and see my glory Be; … More Trust Me!
“If it is beautiful it is good”. Waking to the words of my insightful wife, I saw crimson autumn leaves against an azure sky; beautiful. It was good with my soul. “If it is good it is beautiful. They are the same” say’s she. “Beautiful is good, Good is beautiful”, In the Hebrew … More Beautiful is Good
I recently had what I would define as two successive spiritual dreams. They both related to how one approaches life. They are important. In one dream I was in the hold of a large ship with other men I recognized as strong builders, sailors or craftsmen. I had determined or been chosen to design a … More Do you float or sail on the sea’s of life?