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

The Soul is a Seed

The human soul is very much like the sea, it has its storms, it has its tides and in its depths it has its pearls too – Vincent van Gogh The other day I watched a mated pair of eagles soaring above the sea and felt my spirit drawn out into the air to join …

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 …

Joy of Solitude

Uncontradicting solitude / Supports me on its giant palm; /And like a sea-anemone /Or simple snail, there cautiously / Unfolds, emerges, what I am. – Philip Larkin My spirit is revitalized by solitude. As the poet said there are no contradictions. It is simply my unrestricted mind roaming in seclusion. Perhaps that it why I …

Spiritual Fire

The mind is not a vessel to be filled, but a fire to be kindled. – Plutarch Each of us is born with a miraculous spark of curiosity. This mystical gift sparkles in our mind’s eye from our first moment in this wondrous world. This remarkable extrasensory fascination has propelled humanity towards the unknown for …

Divine Nature

All things have been given to us for a purpose, and an artist must feel this more intensely. All that happens to us, including our humiliations, our misfortunes, our embarrassments, all is given to us as raw material, as clay, so that we may shape our art. – Jorge Luis Borges There is nothing extraneous …

Personal Myths

What is it we are questing for? It is the fulfillment of that which is potential in each of us. Questing for it is not an ego trip; it is an adventure to bring into fulfillment your gift to the world, which is yourself. There is nothing you can do that’s more important than being …

The Body of the Soul

What men call the shadow of the body is not the shadow of the body, but is the body of the soul. – Oscar Wilde Shadows fall upon the path ahead. But there is a beacon of hope within us all. Radiating pure waves of eternity, the unquenchable fire of our soul lights the way. …