Charles bukowski at his finest -- and heck, he's a cat person...after my own heart...cats transmit pure knowledge in my experience...it's true. Kitties have been profound healing medicine for me from the beginning of this process. My cats Kali and Jezebel have featured on this site a few times. I now have these two lovely... Continue Reading →
Trilogy of the shadow child (parts)
This was written in three parts in consecutive order over time. I thought they should all appear together in one place as they represent a journey through time and psyche both. ...
(slideshow included below) Earth, take me down into your core. Water, let me run fluid and resilient like you, transparent and true. The forest is my church and my refuge. The trees speak to me and hold me. The way ahead may be seemingly impassable. A jungle of shrubs, branches, death and mayhem. Look up... Continue Reading →
Illuminate me: the rejected shadow child Part II
This is my dark and lovely message Hear me cry Hear me cry Hear me cry Never stop hearing me cry ...
Song of the rejected shadow child
I am not worthy I deserve nothing I crave forgiveness Please forgive me...
You will love again the stranger who was your self
Love after love The time will come when, with elation, you will greet yourself arriving at your own door, in your own mirror, and each will smile at the other’s welcome, and say, sit here. Eat. You will love again the stranger who was your self. Give wine. Give bread. Give back your heart to... Continue Reading →
“I am as bad as the worst, but, thank God, I am as good as the best”
I had the good fortune of studying Walt Whitman as a student in college. I cannot say I understood what I was being presented with at the time, but I can say that he got into my cells even then, without my knowing, and now I can begin to appreciate the genius that he's imparted to anyone who takes the time to feel into the magic of his words. … [click on title for the rest of the post]
To be nobody but yourself
To be nobody but yourself in a world which is doing its best day and night to make you everybody else, means to fight the hardest battle which any human being can fight, and never stop fighting. … [click on title for the rest of the post]
Stand still. The forest knows Where you are. You must let it find you.
An incredible poem by David Wagoner shared below. Please read it. Then, following the poem, there is a relatively short video with David Whyte discussing this poem in conversation with Jeffrey Mishlove. Wonderful. Enjoy. … [click on title to read and view more]
Nothing Lasts Forever
Nothing lasts forever; No one lives forever. Keep that in mind, and love. Our life is not the same old burden; Our path is not the same long journey. The flower fades and dies, We must pause to weave perfection into music Keep that in mind, and love. My beloved, in you I find refuge.... Continue Reading →
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