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Tag: Awakening

Storm

There was I time I thought of myself as "Stormchaser". It was a label I assigned to offset the difficult times that seemed to follow me as a way of reversing the odds. 

Who am I?

The Buddha was once asked if he was a god to which he replied “No.” “Are you a wizard, then?” “No.” “Well, are you a man?” “No” he said. Confused […]

Fierce grace/fruitful darkness

  I fear one day I will be swallowed by the things that threaten to annihilate and obliterate the man I’ve worked so hard not to be that in accomplishing […]

We all have them

We all have them: Good days Bad days Days when we want to save the world Days when we want to see it burn Days when the lightness in our […]

Acceptance

“Life is difficult. This is a great truth, one of the greatest truths. It is a great truth because once we truly see this truth, we transcend it. Once we […]

Life is for the Living

I often talk about “Now” as being the only time we ever have without really addressing the bigger question: How much time do we really have? That question can be […]

You are Divine

That soul you carry, the one that can feel as heavy as a crate of stones or light enough to lift you to the stars. The part of you that […]

Sacred Human

Every cell in your body, every muscle, bone, tendon, artery, vein, capillary, and the blood the flows through them, every neuron that fires thought both pleasant and unpleasant, every memory […]

Life is a Journey

  “People are hypocrites” she proclaims. “No one lives the life they want.” I have said those same words myself, or something similar, though it probably contained expletives and self […]

Intentions

I’ve been posting this on my Facebook page for a few years now so I thought this year I’d share it here.   At least once a year: Watch the […]

Messages from the Divine

If I listen carefully To the stories and questions Of those around me To the words of the song Playing on the radio Or in my head To the consequences […]

5 Steps to Achieving Nothing

One of the most desirable, and often most difficult to achieve, meditative states is that of Nothingness. It is not a state of loss of Self as the word implies […]

Two of a Kind

How often I wonder do I see the world distorted by the lens of my past in colors of jade edges dulled contrast fuzzy like looking through a dusty kaleidoscope […]

Discover. Now.

Life is all about discovery. When we are born we discover the most amazing things: the world develops before our very eyes and as we grow it expands as if we, ourselves, are the gods that create it moment by moment.

There is a place

  There is a place Where feelings are as solid as a tangerine and just as sweet Where the warm breeze on an autumn noon cools salty skin with the […]

Rise!

Rise! Shine bright Light the sky Dispel the night Guide the weary With your light You are the sun Rise! —————- Image: “Rising” by Ilsur Gareev