On the Rising … 2021

“Call to Me, and I will answer you, and show you great and mighty things, which you do not know."... Jeremiah 33:3 When we intentionally praise God …..and offer thanksgiving to Him during a difficult time, our praise becomes our testimony. It shifts our focus away from our problems and moves us to meditate on [...]

Resurrection Power

Ezekiel 37 The hand of the LORD was upon me, and he brought me out by the Spirit of the LORD and set me in the middle of a valley; it was full of bones. He asked me, "Son of man, can these bones live?" I said, "O Sovereign LORD, you alone know." Then he said to me, "Prophesy to these bones and say to [...]

The Wisdom of Tenderness

“You know those little moments when an unexpected act or a spoken word affects your heart with sweet, satiating intensity―a simple gesture that possesses deep, personal meaning beyond what anyone realizes?  You know those tender moments?  That's God pressing his lips on your forehead and whispering, 'I love you.'”― Richelle E. Goodrich, Smile Anyway Not all that Spirit [...]

The Way Leaves Flower

“Autumn leaves don't fall, they fly. They take their time and wander on this their only chance to soar.” Delia Owens, Where the Crawdads Sing Time does not heal…It is letting go….of time…..that heals Autumn is the season that teaches us this mastery….. it is here, in Autumn…where we enter our quietude…. In a natural way….as [...]

Beyond Skin

RUMI | “My soul is from elsewhere, I’m sure of that, and I intend to end up there.” Nothing outside of Self..taught Abram.... or presented an “opinion” to Abram....about God....... He experienced His Heart... He listened to the stirring beyond his skin….. moved by Holy Spirit......He followed.... Do not let form block you from your [...]

Hunger of The Soul

If I cried out, who would hear me up there, among the angelic orders? Rainer Maria Rilke We reach for words to speak in a voice that is both intimate and majestic on the mysteries of human life and our attempt..... to translate the angels language..... to use our self-consciousness to some advantage.... to transcend.... [...]

Path Well Lit

“The mind can go in a thousand directions, but on this beautiful path, I walk in peace. With each step, the wind blows. With each step, a flower blooms.”― Thich Nhat Hanh God fills our hearts and captures our minds with His Light.. Being conscious of the Self is a mind mending process…. The mind has [...]

Far Side of Blooming

“None of us is promised an easy life. There is nothing we can do to keep ourselves immune to trials, and we cannot eradicate painful feelings in our lives.But even the most difficult seasons are not absent of God's love. And this love changes us. This is what I want to tell you: on the [...]

Thirst

“Let’s squeeze the cloud of thoughts and drink the water of wisdom to quench the thirst of enlightenment. Come, let’s meditate.”― Sw. Chidananda Tirtha One listens for echoes....while shedding skin ... the Light expands... wings become luminous…. This unlearning…..creates a thirst.. What is forged into the memory… tucks itself into the bone…. How much of ME…is [...]

Art of Blooming

“All forms of becoming require spaciousness in one way or another; mental space that allows the mind to expand, emotional space for feeling to flower, and physical space in which to move.”― Dana Hutton, The Art of Becoming One speaks Self into Its own position each moment… creating a flow.....conscious or otherwise… The moment manifests as such…..and [...]