Nature’s Own Words

If you will stay close to nature, to its simplicity, to the small things hardly noticeable, those things can unexpectedly become great and immeasurable. – Rainer Maria Rilke As the Bob Dylan song says, The times they are a changing. We need to change also. There are so many ways we can remake our lives. …

Ecstatic Poem

The poetry of ecstatic moments fills the heart with joy – embrace life as a gift of self-care

Writing is Prayer

Franz Kafka Walking in the grace of an open heart and empty mind powers the creative wheel that transforms the clay of experience into a vessel for receiving revelations. Devotion to words has no preset requirements, simply self-awareness and willpower. Yearning to express one’s inner world permeates infinite variations of human experiences. But why pick …

Manifesting Love

Love doesn’t just sit there, like a stone, it has to be made, like bread; remade all the time, made new. – Ursula K. Le Guin Home is more than just a shelter from the rain. Home protects our hearts from the storms of life, and brings us peace when we dream. Love is what …

Everything You Imagine is Real

Let me, O let me bathe my soul in colors; let me swallow the sunset and drink the rainbow. – Khalil Gibran Our world is awash in color. It is color that brightens, accents, attracts, lures one into a phantasmic dimension outside the mundane. Just a dash of color can alter moods, increase appetites or …

Connect to the Infinite

The sea is only the embodiment of a supernatural and wonderful existence. It is nothing but love and emotion; it is the Living Infinite. Jules Verne Mathematicians say there are infinite numbers between 0 and 1, and a bigger infinity between 0 and 2. And scientifically minded people would say all the atoms in the …

Manifest Your Own Myth

Don’t be satisfied with stories of how things have gone for others. Unfold your own myth. – Rumi Satisfaction is not guaranteed in life. There is no way of knowing how things will turn out, but a person must understand themselves before they can be satisfied. Many people go through life trying to buy happiness …

The Magic of Color

I found I could say things with colors and shapes that I could not say any other way. – Georgia O’Keefe The world is filled with intense reflections of glorious color. Our incredible daystar bathes our planet in warm, golden light from across the cold void of space summoning life from the darkness. My first …

Truth of Imagination

I am certain of nothing but the holiness of the Heart’s affections and the truth of the Imagination. – John Keats As Keats wrote of the holiness of the heart’s affections… the heart-mind brings passion to life – incarnating the soul within the body. The heart beats on-and-on from the first breath to the last, …