Month: November 2014

Cultivate

Cultivation to the mind is as necessary as food to the body. -fortune cookie, Fortune Palace, Lincoln, NE

Now I Become Myself

Now I Become Myself by May Sarton Now I become myself. It’s taken Time, many years and places; I have been dissolved and shaken, Worn other people’s faces, Run madly, as if Time were there, Terribly old, crying a warning, “Hurry, you will be dead before–” (What? Before you reach the morning? Or the end… Read more »

Sacred Life

Holy in your life What is good? What is pure? Holy in your life What is safe? What is secure? Holy in your time Yeah, what is free? What is me? Holy in your mind Sacred and secure Do we need much more? This song, Sacred Life by The Cult, came to mind while taking… Read more »

Truth or Not Truth

On this day, what some observe as a sabbath, I contemplate the truth, or not truth of this quote: “Religion is for those who are scared to death of hell. Spirituality is for those who have been there.” From the outset, I get it. Going deeper, the brush strokes seem too broad. I sense a… Read more »

defining

tracing bits of meaning following many paths seeking origins of sorts of thoughts, beliefs and past holding, letting go like breathing in and out automatic, intentional future making throughout Cosmic is the process, alchemy of the heart being just to be energy in every part fluidity becomes me assembling from the void Heaven-Earth become I… Read more »

Eagle Eyed Vision

Through Eagle Eyes, I see With Eagle Eyes, is me Encompassed by illusion, take flight instinctively. Enraptured by new views, demystifying mystery. In belief, so what is seen while disbelief the hidden thing One coin, Two sides both shine, no lies these are mine, my Eagle Eyes In Day is Night, In Death is Life… Read more »

From Chaos the Dance

You need chaos in your soul to give birth to a dancing star, -Nietzsche This quote was discovered while reading Walking a Sacred Path, Rediscovering the Labyrinth as a Spiritual Practice by Lauren Artress. The timing and finding of this book is apropos. Having just gobbled up The Cosmic Serpent, DNA and the Origins of… Read more »

In The Dust of This Planet

And there’s this, a different side of the same coin perhaps… Among other things, this struck me, the Nietzsche-ian concept of “The revaluation of all values or the transvaluation of all values”. Which, if I am honest with myself, has been a lifelong endeavor of mine.

I am Atreyu!

G’mork: If you come any closer, I will rip you to shreds. Atreyu: Who are you? G’mork: I am G’mork. And you, whoever you are, can have the honor of being my last victim. Atreyu: I will not die easily. I am a warrior! G’mork: Ha! Brave warrior, then fight the Nothing. Atreyu: But I… Read more »