A Cold and Sunny Day

It is a strange feeling I had todayWhile walking in the cold and sunshineThe day was bright, and the sky was cloudlessBut it really was cold, no mistakeI reflected on the hard things in my lifeAnd – this was the strange part –They felt like blessingsThey teach me and they connect meTo the sufferings of … Read more

Mercy

Mercy Although I make so many mistakes And choose so many wrong paths And sometimes it seems I am truly lost Yet from somewhere comes a gentle blessing A balm of reassurance that all is well I think it must be true for me And for you too, my friend, That we float in mercy … Read more

Spring Blessings

Spring Blessings Listen to the gentle whisper of spirit It will not lead you astray Nor will the sadness in your heart It too is a whisper of spirit Reminding you of the one life And that sadness is part of our human journey You have done nothing wrong You have no pressing obligations Take … Read more

Laying the Burden Down

I have been deep in thought about ethical life choices and what path to choose now. It has all seemed so complicated, like a labyrinth. Then I remembered another time in my life when I felt confused and received the blessing of a hint of inner peace. It inspired a poem that I wrote for … Read more