For the Unknown Self So much of what delights and troubles you Happens on a surface You take for ground. Your mind thinks your life alone, Your eyes consider air your nearest neighbor, Yet it seems that a little below your heart There houses in you an unknown self Who prefers the patterns of the … More
Tell me, what is it you plan to do with your one wild and precious life? – Mary Oliver
A Blessing for Equilibrium Like the joy of the sea coming home to shore, May the music of laughter break through your soul. As the wind wants to make everything dance, May your gravity be lightened by grace. Like the freedom of the monastery bell, May clarity of mind make your eyes smile. As water … More A Blessing for Equilibrium
“It is in the shelter of each other that people live.” (Anonymous) “It matters not that someone is born, but what they grow to be.” (Albus Dumbledore, Harry Potter. Author: J.K. Rowling) I’ve been absent for a while as I’ve been on what I described to a friend as an existential walkabout on the road … More Solidarity!
I was playing around with the above three images, decided that I liked them all so would post the lot. I thought the poem below was quite apt! Each of us inevitable, Each of us limitless — Each of us with his or her right upon the earth, Each of us allow’d the … More Each of us Here Divine
The Land of Plenty Don’t really have the courage To stand where I must stand. Don’t really have the temperament To lend a helping hand. Don’t really know who sent me To raise my voice and say: May the lights in The Land of Plenty Shine on the truth some day. I don’t … More The Land of Plenty
Two roads diverged in a yellow wood, And sorry I could not travel both And be one traveler, long I stood And looked down one as far as I could To where it bent in the undergrowth; Then took the other, as just as fair, And having perhaps the better claim, Because it was grassy … More Guardian of the Road Less Travelled