You are a child of the universe, no less than the trees and the stars, you have a right to be here. And whether or not it is clear to you, no doubt the universe is unfolding as it should. -anonymous note found in Old Saint Paul church dated 1692
Sunday, October 29, 2006
Saturday, October 28, 2006
Wednesday, October 25, 2006
Monday, October 23, 2006
"I STAND WITH INTEGRITY
up in the sky
and I thank you to my God, now I finally got it right
and ill fight with all my heart and with all my soul and with all my might" -MATISYAHU-
in a cosmic whirl
in between breathes
and bringing down
with blinding light
on your way down
you cast a spotlight
in my eye
and im frozen still
the world melts
and we are
on your wings
you are the quick ticket
that brings me just
outside the gate
just outside the gate
enter the gate
it’s all I’m trying to do
it’s all I’m here to do
that’s all I want to do
I’ve caught a glimpse of His light
it’s all around us now
I can see clearly
there is no more fog now
never stop singing
He might just
yes, that’s Him
He’s singing back
that was you
Saturday, October 21, 2006
what is the reason for us having this intricate, ever- expanding mind? maybe it was just a part of the test protocol. if given the choice would we choose the "Eternal YES" or distract ourselves with how we got such a brain and forget the question along the way? this free choice and the rationalism that is needed for some to answer the question (others solely base it on faith) is supposedly what separates us from the rest of the animals. when we do say YES it feels as if we flow with everything, especially nature and all its creations. we sink into a greatness and the minds we hold are second rate to the energy that gently directs us along.
Thursday, October 19, 2006
The salt of the sea is in our blood; the calcium of the rocks is in our bones; the genes of ten thousand generations of stalwart progenitors are in our cells. The sun shines and we smile. The wind rages and we bend before them. The blossoms open and we rejoice. Earth is our long home.
-Stewart Holmes from Zen art for meditation-
Wednesday, October 18, 2006
Friday, October 13, 2006
Sunday, October 08, 2006
Cat Empire's show last night was absolutely incredible. It was a lot of funk, a lot of jazz, a lot of dancing and floating above the over the top trumpet playing.
What is this life coursing in my veins?
Could it be other than divine?
Friday, October 06, 2006
one person, in different stages of development
they pray with just one mind.
do you ever see others as stages of yourself?
you hear someone telling a story, and you can quietly recall the exact time you experienced something very similar to what you're hearing this person say to you now.
it's as if we were all just on this continuum, from a to b, start to finish.
the starting point is the plastic, the wrapper, the farthest point away.
the finish line is the seed, the sun, the whole, the One.
wouldn't we all love to be at the farthest point, finishing the marathon?
eventually, with determination we will reach it.
but for now we must slowly take each inch as it comes.
we spot people who are miles ahead of us and they tell us tales of our future.
they help us with the present, by recalling their past.
they even yank us forward, but there's only so far that they can reach.
we have to do the walking ourselves.
i'll meet you at the finish line,
except it won't be me anymore.
as the speck draws closer
to the flame it loses its shape
slowly it comes nearer
and then it disappears
the flame ate it up.
Inspired by: Acts 1:14
These all with one mind were continually devoting themselves to prayer.
Monday, October 02, 2006
Do your duty and leave the rest to the gods.
Inspired by Margie's "What I Need." http://samuru999.blogspot.com/