I know that this is reprinted many times, but I love this poem by Mary Oliver and wanted to share it again. The Journey One day you finally knew what you had to do, and began, though the voices around you kept shouting their bad advice — though the whole house began to tremble and … More The Journey – Mary Oliver
Soul Songlines – paths of your soul’s journey in this incarnation. Piglet’s Song Let’s find a Way today, that can take us to tomorrow. We’ll follow that Way, A Way like flowing water. Let’s leave behind, the things that do not matter. And we’ll turn our lives, to a more important chapter. Let’s take the … More Soul Songlines
RAGE FOR THE LIGHT Dreams of Orstraya Outback And towns like Kalgoorlie, Western Australia, where once gold fever ran molten along the streets and where now the gold Super Pit operates 24 hours a day coughing up the ore of dreams, lost hopes and nightmares. Where men are men, and women are skimpy barmaids, topless … More Rage for the Light!
I Do not Want to step so quickly Over a beautiful line on God’s palm As I move through the earth’s Marketplace Today. I do not want to touch any object in this world Without my eyes testifying to the truth That everything is My Beloved. Something has happened To my understanding of existence That … More The Life and Loves of Stones
This is what you should do: Love the earth and sun and animals, despise riches, give alms to everyone that asks, stand up for the stupid and crazy, devote your income and labor to others, hate tyrants, argue not concerning God, have patience and indulgence toward the people… reexamine all you have been told … More The Soul’s Song
I was reading an article today about the way in which woodland, sadly, is being cut back in the UK. It reminded me of when I was young and staying with my grandparents at Blackheath, London. They lived down an isolated lane which lead, for me, to MagicLand. As a kid I loved nature (still … More Woody Wonders
This is a tribute to the 98% of black women who voted for Doug Jones in the Alabama election and helped contribute to the defeat of Roy Moore. Still I Rise Maya Angelou, 1928 – 2014 You may write me down in history With your bitter, twisted lies, You may trod me in the very … More Still I Rise/Nevertheless She Persisted