Poem: Soul Outpost-Cantos 5,6

Canto V: Peering over the Edge Tantalized lifeblood flows from the Great Mystery Shift along the shadow border Between the known and the unknown The heart trills like a soaring songbird A succession of defining moments arrive Reality tears away the fancy Consideration gives way to acceptance There is a surrendering to the Real Rudely …

Love Connects Our Hearts

As if you were on fire from within/The moon lives in the lining of your skin. – Pablo Neruda Love takes many forms in our lives from our mother’s voice murmuring through the womb to our lover’s final kiss as we depart this world for the next. Love connects our earthly hearts to the divine …

Light the World

Look at how a single candle can both defy and define the darkness. – Anne Frank Many times events in our lives become tangled up and our days devolve into chaos. It seems there is no end to the trials and tribulations. That is why holidays and taking time away from the hustle and bustle …

The Power of Love

When the power of love overcomes the love of power, the world will know peace. – Jimi Hendrix Love is the most powerful force in the Universe. There is nothing stronger than love, and love is manifested in many ways. Today I discovered two pieces of bamboo – far from their origin in Asia – …

Cherish Your Life

Life has taught us that love does not consist of gazing at each other but in looking outward together in the same direction. – Antoine de Saint-Exupery Seeking solitude enhances devotion. Emptying the mind brings clarity and calms the heart. Sometimes my wife joins me on the beach. She jogs, sometimes running backwards because Chinese …

Be Grateful for Those You Love

Let us be grateful for the people who make us happy; they are the charming gardeners who make our souls blossom. Marcel Proust Be eternally grateful for the people in your life who shine a positive light upon your day. Every day give thanks to the almighty universe for being fortunate enough to witness another …