Monthly Archives: December 2011

Write to Heal, Write to Save the World

There are many experts and much advice for writers: do this, don’t do that, make yourself, don’t let yourself. And while I am sure that these words are well-meant and work for some, I would like to offer a different … Continue reading

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I Wait

I wait Without expectation For the wisdom to rise Like cream in fresh milk I am the milk Alive with a thousand excitements Electric with guidance and with chance Almost able To see my way clear To see where My … Continue reading

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Silence

I found this piece on my computer this morning.  It was written in a warmer month, when the trees actually held leaves.  I don’t think I ever shared it. If I did, then here it is insisting on being shared … Continue reading

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Lotus

I can but offer, The lotus held blooming In my two cupped hands.   Drink Of your own wisdom, Be In the silence of your own soul. I cannot teach you Anything you do not already know.

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Changing Times

The Earth is in labor, therefore Grow herbs to ease her birthing pains Grow yourself up, so that you are No longer child, but daughter So that you can walk the walk beside her Woman to woman Hand in hand. … Continue reading

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Meditation Caveat Emptor

People can be afraid to meditate because they are afraid to change. It’s true: Meditation allows you to see your own wisdom. Insight can bring reevaluation, which can lead to the decision to make changes. But what happens if you … Continue reading

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The Challenge of Silence: A Meditation Invitation

Meditation is so important in my life, and yet I hear so many people say that they want to learn to meditate but that they can’t. It’s hard to read about meditation and to practice doing it at the same … Continue reading

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