New life bursts forth from translucent red pomegranate tips on the branches of the handkerchief tree and I stand surrounded by a choir of lilac leaves as they open soft, furry, almost-purple buds and unfurl into delicate new leaves with blushed red tips sounding their notes to the warm bright spring sky I am captivated, Read more about April[…]
“So live your life that the fear of death can never enter your heart.Trouble no one about their religion; respect others in their view, and demand that they respect yours. Love your life, perfect your life, beautify all things in your life.Seek to make your life long and its purpose in the service of your people.Prepare a Read more about So live your life[…]
There’s a moon in my body, but I can’t see it! A moon and a sun.A drum never touched by hands, beating, and I can’t hear it.As long as a human being worries about when he will die, and what he has that is his, all of his works are zero.When affection for the I-creature and what it owns is dead, then the work of Read more about Kabir[…]
It is only a tiny rosebud,A flower of God’s design;But I cannot unfold the petalsWith these clumsy hands of mine. The secret of unfolding flowersIs not known to such as I.GOD opens this flower so sweetly.Then in my hands they die. If I cannot unfold a rosebud,This flower of God’s design,Then how can I have Read more about Flower unfolding[…]
Bare Shivering stems in pale wintry shadows
https://www.treesisters-nest.org/posts/10647985 The naked new In the birth canalPoised to becomeHeld in a prism of potentialUnknown to selfUnknown to the worldBut intact, Armed with love,Ready. ‘What am I?’ said the Self..Honeysuckle laced with dew,Candle wax and frogspawn,Rainbows and lily pads,Piano keys and the wet mudof the potters wheel.You are it all,You are life. ‘But what comes next?’ Read more about Lunar New Year[…]
And frozen earth
But now the birds are singing at 3am. life is stirring above and below ground,roots are starting to tingle. They are laying the foundations That will provide the stability.