Soul Power

How bright is the soulthat dares to stand alone,who gives voice to injusticewho is willing to sacrificeself for a higher purpose… What song might we singshould such a spirit move us? (Image my own.Soul Power first appeared here May, 2018)

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Sustenance Rekindled

It wasn’t the knowledge of stability –chaos had the upper hand back then.It wasn’t even that love was expressed –unconditional an unheard of concept It was an unspoken presencethe reassurance of rocksthe irrepressible allureof a freshwater stream How a child’s heart found encouragementin the whispering windsolace in arbored shelter Naturally the din of home lifeoverpowered […]

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Soul Pulls

“What in your life is calling you, when all the noise is silenced, the meetings adjourned…the lists laid aside, and the wild iris blooms by itself in the dark forest…what still pulls on your soul? “ – Rumi I dwell in silencemeetings adjournedlist groceries Former self fadedsorrowful shadowdefinition slipped I am the wild irispushing forwardin […]

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Soulmates

Don’t believe in soulmates just soul power – the ability of human yearning to actuate love’s potential – Of course, I’m far from a rookie bear the scars of infatuation’s fallout, prefer kindness and respect to romantic fluff. (Tuesdays I borrow from Twitter @Vjknutson.   Image my own.)

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Accustomed to the Dark

Nine months of incubation – dark, watery womb of life – emerge to blinding brightness, learn to covet the light – yet our soul struggles, defies ego’s hold on certainty – fights against conformity, draws us back to the tomb – deep into the mysteries, where discomforted, challenged we grow accustomed to the dark. (For […]

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Soul Power

How bright is the soul that dares to stand alone, who gives voice to injustice, who is willing to sacrifice self for a higher purpose… What song might we sing if such a spirit moved us?

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A Call To The Quest

My friend Andi’s insatiable craving for knowledge has her signing up for all kinds of workshops and lectures.  I am more selective in how and where I spend my time and money, so when she called up and asked if I was interested in a private audience with a medicine woman, I said I’d pass. […]

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