ancient teachings


Row, row, row your boat  Gen­tly down the stream Mer­ri­ly, mer­ri­ly, mer­ri­ly Life is but a dream… A West­ern rhyme of my child­hood that helped a fif­teen year old under­stand the sim­plic­i­ty of action described in the Gita. I remem­ber being real­ly wound up by Arju­na at the begin­ning of the […]

When effort is effortless life


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In the mid­dle of your strug­gle Do you pout your lips? Do you shed a tear? Do you stamp your feet? Do you feel pathet­ic? And rant – why me? Is your best friend FEAR? Do you think It’s some­one else’s fault? Do you think it’s yours? Do you see […]

How Do You Deal With Struggle?



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Oops the love from face­book Has giv­en me Con­fi­dence to car­ry on writ­ing Yet I am dis­tract­ed In watch­ing the rat­ings. I was dis­tract­ed From my pur­pose of clear think­ing! Man, there is truth in the words ‘Harsh words have not done so much harm As undue com­pli­ments have done.’ […]

Nearly Fallen Victim of Flattery and Gone Off My Aim


Imag­ine you are But­ter­milk You cog­nize God  as Cheese -On the  high­er shelf As sep­a­rate and ‘Great’   You don’t know why But you feel There is a con­nec­tion You know you  once felt  whole Felt part of some­thing Immense.” You won­der, Could Cheese have been part of it too? […]

Milk, Cheese and Buttermilk — That’s Us!



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Now this is the thing To be free You  Have to forego Your Anger And his twin Envy To be free You  Have to be blind To  Fear And  Free of  use­less  Anx­i­ety To be free You Must  not  Afflict The world To be  free You Must be  Unaf­fect­ed by  […]

To Be Truly Free…


I fluc­tu­ate Between Want­i­ng  To Be Seen And  Being  Invis­i­ble What  I want from you Is  The under­stand­ing  To know  When you  Need to be seen  And when you Should inter­vene How do you know  When it is right? If I knew  That I would be the adult And not […]

To be a Teen



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The clichés Are the fruit Of knowl­edge Per­fect Sim­ple and so true Yet you mock them For their length So let’s go For the long Gnarly root First of all Remove your Blink­ers of Images Of God And now remove The lay­man label Of God Ready? Let’s go! Meet the […]

The clichés over used — God is everywhere, God lives ...


Ouch!  I’ve tripped on a wire in the dark… Who’s here in my room! I AM I AM WHO? Exact­ly! You’re mak­ing no sense Ok, in that case I AM Light (I flick the switch, so it’s nice and bright) You’re what? In the Old Tes­ta­ment God gives his name […]

Brian Cox helped me see the the light!




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I need water To live, grow and feed But I don’t let it taint me For my  leaves repel water with speed. So while liv­ing in the water Which I need, I Live in it free. So Just like me You humans need action To live, grow and feed. The […]

Advice from the Lotus