Rumi Poem - becoming a real human being – The Pearl Beyond Price Thought I would try a little poetry by Rumi (Coleman Barks – Like This) with images.
Night Came silently into my house Illuminating dark spaces The hidden, the forgotten, the not-known Night Put the mind to rest And bedded the heart In the still-point of rapture Night Kisses my face Until I am no more Than it Mystical Poets
God Won’t Take 99 Cents I would love to kiss you. The price of kissing is your life. Now my loving is running toward my life shouting, What a bargain, let’s buy it. Rumi Last night while meditating, my understanding of this deepened. As [...]
Oprah’s Must Read List – Women, Food & God My friend and author, Geneen Roth, made Oprah’s must read list: Week of March 19, 2010 The Book Oprah Wants Everyone to Read What are you hungry for? Hint: It’s not food. In fact, it’s everything but food. Oprah calls Geneen Roth’s provocative new book, Women, [...]
Past midnight The moon crept in Announcing Your arrival Grumbling Accompanied my hasty departure On the bare roof Sheer Night-sky majesty Flooding me With gratitude Poetry Expressing the Heart & Soul Where does poetry come from? Where does poetry go? When you write poetry, is it a struggle, a flow – is [...]
darkness beyond night emergence a precipitated full nothingness a pregnant pearly point a love feast I offer my precious tender parts you make of them a satisfying meal in the world of lies a river of love wine empties itself onto a kaleidoscopic palate here heart’s depth reveals endless fathomless true nature Always
There is wonder, there is beauty, there is Majesty, but it is all mystery upon mystery. The peace is stupendous, the certainty is absolute and the beauty is dazzling. – A.H. Almaas Twilight the edge of two worlds the dark flame burns bright a well of longing fills the soul [...]