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VINES – voices of interconnectivity

VINES – voices of interconnectivity

Sometimes afraid of reunion, sometimes of separation: You and I, so fond of the notion of a you and an I, should live as though we ’d never heard those pronouns. Rumi Translated by Coleman Barks   On first glimpse, the weather seems normal in our neighborhood. ...

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OAKS – mighty beings

OAKS – mighty beings

There’s a tree that existed before the woods, in age twice as old. Its roots suffered as the valley changed, its leaves deformed by wind and frost. People all laugh at its withered aspect, caring nothing about the core’s beauty. When the bark is all stripped off, only...

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Dappled Light

Dappled Light

You’re in my eyes. How else could I see light? You’re in my brain. This wild joy. If love did not live in matter, how would any place have any hold on anyone? Rumi Translated by Coleman Barks   A delicate pattern of lacy forms covered the pathway.  Wavy lines of...

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GROUND

GROUND

The ground invites me to steadily listen to and surrender into the messages of loving comfort and peacefulness.

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The Natural Commons

The Natural Commons

God is a pure no-thing, concealed in now and here: the less you reach for him, the more he will appear. Angelus Silesius   A recent visit to a nearby beach brought a welcome pause from the war that humanity seems to be having with itself in so many realms.  This...

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SHADOWS – inviting wholeness

SHADOWS – inviting wholeness

If God invited you to a party and said, "Everyone in the ballroom tonight will be my special how would you then treat them when you arrived? Indeed, indeed! And Hafiz knows that there is no one in this world who is not standing upon His jeweled dance floor. Hafiz...

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New Moon – renewed perspective

New Moon – renewed perspective

I was delighted with myself, having offered everything that I had; my heart, my faith, my work. “And who are you,” you said, “to think you have so much to offer? It seems you have forgotten where you’ve come from.” Rumi Trans. by Coleman Barks “Moon.”  It was simple...

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Grace of Dew

Grace of Dew

Dew has endless lessons, such as the power of interconnectivity, transience, lightness, and equality. 

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Morning Song

Morning Song

May these troubling times remind us of the gift of the morning song. 

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BUTTERFLY – harmonious love

BUTTERFLY – harmonious love

This Sky Where we live Is no place to lose your wings, So love, love, Love. Hafiz Translated by Daniel Ladinsky The hill was steep.  Experiencing the intensity of walking up its slope, I felt my mind beginning to create storylines about cozy places with a steaming cup...

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