Headlights, taillights, going, coming; it does not matter inside. Draw a curtain across the window, lock the door and break the key. Let the interior deepen and broaden until it exceeds this little room. You will go out when you are ready, when the tiny inner Self no longer fits. Awareness will come, yet bliss […]
Sometimes the mountain is hidden from me in veils of cloud, sometimes I am hidden from the mountain in veils of inattention, apathy, fatigue, when I forget or refuse to go down to the shore or a few yards up the road, on a clear day, to reconfirm that witnessing presence.
I came upon a child of god He was walking along the road And I asked him, where are you going And this he told me I’m going on down to yasgurs farm I’m going to join in a rock n roll band I’m going to camp out on the land I’m going to try […]
Who first invented work, and bound the free And holyday-rejoicing spirit down To the ever-haunting importunity Of business in the green fields, and the town– To plough, loom, anvil, spade–and oh! most sad To that dry drudgery at the desk’s dead wood? Who but the Being unblest, alien from good, Sabbathless Satan! he who his […]
You can talk about the balm in Gilead But what about the balm Right Here What about the healing of the wounded heart When someone you have harmed gleefully embraces you?
You need not leave your room. Remain seated at your table and listen. You need not even listen; simply wait; just be quiet, still, solitary. The world will freely offer itself to you to be unmasked. It has no choice; it will roll in ecstasy at your feet.
One of the most calming and powerful actions you can do to intervene in a stormy world is to stand up and show your soul. Soul on deck shines like gold in dark times. The light of the soul throws sparks, can send up flares, builds signal fires, causes proper matters to catch fire. To […]