Tired of Speaking Sweetly

Love wants to reach out and manhandle us, Break all our teacup talk of God. If you had the courage and Could give the Beloved His choice, some nights, He would just drag you around the room By your hair, Ripping from your grip all those toys in the world That bring you no joy….

Trees, Sky And Light Or The Healing Power of Nature

I love trees. They hold a very special energy of love and healing. The are my friends. I can hear their whispers whenever I pass by – they are calling me to stop by and say hello. I listen and I stop. I come close and stand on their strong roots, I put my hand…

When I Loved Myself Enough…

A couple of years ago a dear friend of mine gave me a beautiful little book full of love and wisdom – When I Loved Myself Enough by Kim McMillen with Alison McMillen. It is a treasure – make a gift for yourself and get this wonderful book! Here are some quotes, to inspire and…

Falling into the sky

On the edge of the mind between future and past I stand on one foot ready to fall into the abyss of the unknown and die… Feeling fragile and nearly broken and yet unable to jump and let go of the world, attachments and sorrows… Frozen. Suspended. Looking back – all bridges are burnt, looking…

Be yourself, love your uniqueness

The animals got together in the forest one day and decided to start a school. There was a rabbit, a bird, a squirrel, a fish and an eel, and they formed a Board of Education. The rabbit insisted that running be in the curriculum. The bird insisted that flying be in the curriculum. The fish…

Come my Beloved, come don’t turn away from me…

Come my Beloved, come don’t turn away from me, come my deceitful Moon! Look at this forlorn and thirsty lover come my drunken Sweetheart! You are my life, my senses, you are everything! Be the rising Moon in my dark nights I am thirsty for your light. Use my hands, look through my eyes, listen with my ears. You are the soul of every living…

Tears

Tears make the mirror clear – Cry away your burdens, Wash away your sorrows, Cleanse your mind of shadows. Cry, my friend, without shame, Let your worries flow away, Welcome tears as your ally That creates new space – For the seed of love to grow, For the heart to sing with joy, For the…

I was dead, I came alive…

I was dead I came alive I was tears I became laughter All because of love when it arrived my temporal life from then on changed to eternal Love said to me you are not crazy enough you don’t fit this house I went and became crazy crazy enough to be in chains Love said…

I am a miracle…

I am a miracle that was never born. I am the fabric of the Universe. My eyes are stars and cosmic dust. I’ve come from nowhere and I will never disappear. My home is in my heart. My soul is Love and I am that. – Julia Leanora Image: painting by Josephine Wall

A lover asked his beloved…

A lover asked his beloved, Do you love yourself more than you love me? Beloved replied, I have died to myself and I live for you. I’ve disappeared from myself and my attributes, I am present only for you. I’ve forgotten all my learnings, but from knowing you I’ve become a scholar. I’ve lost all…