Spiritual

Diagnosis: Spiritual Whiplash

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What's "spiritual whiplash"?  In my case, snapping from deep gratitude to intoxicating greed in less time than it takes to say namaste.  The gratitude:  As I wrote on my blog  recently ("Cents and Sensible Shoes"),...

Kinship

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We are not alone on this earth/Gaia. We wander our paths feeling alone, separate from everyone and everything. At times in my life’s journey, I have witnessed the interconnectedness we all have to the...

Goodbye, Gluttony! Dispatch from a Contemplative Thanksgiving

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Breaking the tradition of feasting, with or without family, I attended my first contemplative Thanksgiving last week in Boulder, CO.  Despite my excitement at the concept, the brainchild of a fellow on Meetup.com, anxiety...

Nourishing the Soul

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Wow, I feel great!! I rolled out of bed early Monday morning. I haven’t felt this good in weeks!!  Usually I’m up early and ready to tackle the day but the last few weeks I...

She Beckons

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All this time we have been falling at the feet of yesterday's shadows, while the spirit of wisdom stands beside us offering her hand.

Iraqi Freedom

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In Honour of Nagasaki Day's 65th Retire War mentality; Celebrate beauty with *Starry Desires* Emerging Visions visionary art 'zine. #18. http://emergingvisions.blogspot.com * Enjoy and Share but never forget: http://www.commondreams.org/views04/1207-26.htm Published on Tuesday, December 7, 2004 by CommonDreams.org Hyping Terror For Fun, Profit -...

Enough Excuses, Lets Go!

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I’m watching a video of an outdoor adventure and these guys are using just basic equipment and having a blast. Wow, I could never go with just basic equipment. I have to have all...

invitation to “Starry Desires” Emerging Visions #18

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In this time of Cosmic changes, the theme is "Starry Desires" Retire War mentality; find inspiration in the stars. Show us what you desire, what moves you to beauty. http://emergingvisions.blogspot.com Emerging Visions visionary art 'zine Expected to emerge...

On Merton’s Snow and Watt’s Potatoes

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"your heart is my hermitage" - thomas merton one of the most profound beauties in merton's spiritual journey is his progression from a spirituality of "the" heart as a general proposition in the abstract, to...

The Mnemosyne Weekly: Poem Twenty-Eight (Rabia)

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Rabia, depicted in an Islamic miniature Image is in public domain (expired copyright) Poem translated by Charles Upton from Persian This week I'm still thinking about stars, but we've stepped back a few centuries to 717–801 C.E. to read the work of...