Kabir

Are you looking for me? I am in the next seat.My shoulder is against yours.You will not find me in the stupas, not in Indian shrinerooms, nor in synagogues, nor in cathedrals:not in masses, nor kirtans, not in legs windingaround your own neck, nor in eating nothing...

Vasant Lad

MEDITATIONJust as there is a space between the clouds in the sky,There is a space between your thoughts.This space is the doorway to the divine.Breathe consciously with total awareness.Slow down your breathing until you can see a little space – a gap.That gap is most...

Mark Nepo

MADE FROM BONE – FROM REDUCED TO JOYWhen I can be the truth, It grows more and more clear.When it is necessary to tell the truth.That is, when I have access to the place within me that is lighted, I don’t have to speak heatedly.I can just give away warmth.When I...

Pablo Neruda

Keeping Quiet Now we will count to twelveand we will all keep still.For once on the face of the earth,let’s not speak in any language,let’s stop for a second,and not move our arms so much.It would be an exotic momentwithout rush, without engines;we would...

John O’Donohue

A BLESSING FOR OLD AGE May the light of your soul mind you,May all of your worry and anxiousness about becoming old be transfigured,May you be give a wisdom with the eye of your soul,to see this beautiful time of harvesting.May you have the commitment to harvest your...

Mary Oliver

SUMMER STORYWhen the hummingbird sinks its face into the trumpet vineand the funnels of the blossoms, and the tongue leaps out and throbs,I am scorched to realize once again how many small,available things are in the world that aren’t pieces of gold or power–that...