How Would you live then?

How Would You Live Then?     What if a hundred rose-breasted grosbeaks flew in circles around your head? what if the mockingbird came into the house with you and became your advisor? What if the bees filled your walls with honey and all you needed to do was ask them and they would fill the…

Love Awakened among Us

When love is awakened, watch out. It will make you weep. It will sweep you up and take you to a place unknown. But, be not afraid. It is a promised land you are entitled to enter.   To those who loved much, much love will be given. If you have loved a thousand times…

You Are a Suffering Surfer

  Don’t be scared– Don’t be afraid. You know you are not alone. You can ride it out– one wave after another, one hurricane after another, until the final tsunami comes, until the final wave comes to take you all the way to the shore.   Remember. You are a surfer. You are a suffering…

Give Love

* * * I wrote this on July 14 2008 during my depression when I so desperately wanted to love life, love living. I guess I wanted to believe that my life was not in vain. If I knew then how much I was loved by God, and that I was created purely to be…

My Heart is Glad

  My heart is glad and my soul rejoices, my body, too, abides in confidence; because you will not abandon my soul to the nether world, nor will you allow your faithful to undergo corruption. (PS. 15,9-10)     No you wouldn’t leave my soul in the nether world. You have gone there before me…

For You, for me

  I lay down my life before You and walk the path you have gone before me. Suffering pain and sharing gladness with You, the spirit of your divine presence is always with me. Until the world finds home in You, help me to carry Your people in me. I walk this path for You,…

How Do I Proclaim This Unseen Love?

  How do I proclaim this unseen Love? What words or images do I have equivalent to express Your unutterable Love for me? No severe poets produced the right Word. No strong lovers replicated the intensity of this Love of Yours. Only Death revealed the Truth of your Love. The very death that haunts all…

Even the Water in the Swamp…

These are the words I heard on my chilly run this morning at the sight of a swamp near by. It gave me such peace. I post this still shivering from the shock of the freezing winter morning. May all my readers have a peaceful day today. I thank you for visiting me here. Love,…

Between Mind and Heart

  The dry leaves barely hanging on the trees The winter arriving fast at the door of my mind Still hanging on to the fall, I write these words to you because– I fall fast, once I start to fall. I am the fast falling kind.   I write to you somewhere between my mind…

Pain

A pain to carry, a pain to endure, a pain to suffer.   A pain to hold, a pain to cherish, a pain to embrace.   a pain to remember, a pain to live, a pain to love.   A pain to answer, a pain to save. Some pain.