Writin’ Her Own Bible Now

Auspicious it was The day she arrived She pawed at the earth Eyes glistened She cried Dived in headlong With Valkyrie song I’m takin’ on life Here and now! Sunday School Pummeled her with Chapter and Verse Some a little weird Some perverse She cried “It’s Eve who got shafted!!” Teeth clenched to smile Head turned to mutter… “I oughta be writin’ My Own Bible Now” — Her...

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Don’t Worry…

Don’t worry about this world; it is not broken. And don’t worry about others. You worry more about them than they do. There are people waging war; there are people on the battlefield who are more alive than they’ve ever been before. Don’t try to protect people from life; just let them have their experience while you focus upon your own experience. Abraham...

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Energies of Love

Energies of Love

Some day , after we have mastered the winds, the waves, the tides, and gravity, we will harness for God the energies of Love: And then for the second time in the history of the world, man will have discovered fire! Pierre Teilhard de...

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A Warrior

Listen to me carefully and remember every word. A warrior is not a soldier. A soldier is  trained to fight and follow orders. A warrior is trained to think for himself and fight only as a last resort. A warrior is the first to begin and the last to quit . He laughs the hardest and loves the best. Stand your ground in all things and only give ground out of kindness. A warrior is not a follower,...

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What Psychedelics Told Me About The Coronavirus

“No matter how complex a question I may have, when I take it to psychedelics I always receive an answer. So when the Coronavirus pandemic kicked into high gear, I brought the subject to my trusted mentor Ayahuasca to be illuminated. Ayahuasca is an ancient shamanic plant medicine technology, consisting of 3 simple ingredients: a vine, a leaf and water. The ensuing brew is consumed in a...

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Letting it Go

“By letting it go it all gets done. The world is won by those who let it go. But when you try and try, the world is beyond the winning.” — Lao Tzu “If you let go a little, you will have a little peace. If you let go a lot, you will have a lot of peace.” — Ajahn Chah We must let go of the life we have planned, so as to accept the one that is waiting for us. —...

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Grist

You say every life situation is a perfect lesson, how is that so? “The universe is made up of experiences that are designed to burn out our reactivity, which is our attachment, our clinging, to pain, to pleasure, to fear, to all of it. And as long as there are places where we’re vulnerable, the universe will find ways to confront us with them. That’s the way the dance is...

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A look at this Body…..

Kent Bond 28 by Kent Bond “My Zen teaching has deepened to encourage people to really plunge into the world, into life. I want them to enter life, to embody their practice, tend it with their hearts. To attend to life, to this body, is to love it and bless it. Particularly we need to find a way to bless our wounds and the darkness we find ourselves in. It takes patience to bless our...

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Thanks to LinaJi for turning us on to this one!

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The Only Strength Powerful Enough

We live in a time of “harvest,” when we are facing the reflection of our intentions, wanted and unwanted. Another way of saying this is that our denials are coming to the surface. This is happening for individuals and for our various social groups: families, communities, nations and humanity as a whole. In terms of healing, it is a good thing when toxins surface. It takes the wisdom...

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