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Writing clarifies, organizes, illuminates and directs my consciousness
from divisions into a precision, from indecisions into a clear transmission ....
A maze of thoughts turns into a web of ideas weaving a fabric of natural intelligence...
Through writing, I find my inner authority; resolve internal contradictions.
It helps me bridge between what is concealed and what is revealed;
What is essential and what is consequential...
It takes me through the labyrinth of not knowing, searching for clarity...
Until I arrive at an understanding which is linked to the pulse of life.
It is informing, directing, inspiring...
My words begin to have a life of their own.
I feel connected, thriving within an infinite field of creativity, a collective pool of wisdom.

 

Good & Evil on the Sidewalk of Social Justice

Good & Evil on the Sidewalk of Social Justice

It is September 2005. The war in Iraq is in full swing. We join a Code Pink* candle light vigil in front of Walter Reed Medical Center in
Spiritual Initiation on a NewYork Subway

Spiritual Initiation on a NewYork Subway

It lasted no longer than a few seconds yet it was a turning point in my life… a moment that would continue to inform my choices for
When Destiny Calls… A Divine Appointment

When Destiny Calls… A Divine Appointment

I am driving a Los Angeles freeway one afternoon when suddenly it seems as if the sky literally opens up in front of me and pulls me into
A Prayer of Peace for the Middle East

A Prayer of Peace for the Middle East

Oh Great Master of the Universe; God full of Mercy and Compassion; Bismi-llah ir-Rahman ir-Rahim; You are the One Reality; La illaha ill Allah; Shema Israel Adoni
Bearing Witness

Bearing Witness

When someone is suffering, the most powerful thing we can do is bear witness. We bear witness by keeping our minds and hearts fully open; by letting
Out on a Limb—It’s More Solid Than You Think

Out on a Limb—It’s More Solid Than You Think

Just minutes before the universe is about to open its arms to us, we are ready to quit. Just when all of our efforts are about to
When Your Boat Is Empty

When Your Boat Is Empty

A Taoist poet Chang Tzu tells of a man crossing a river in a small boat. If an empty boat collides with his own, he doesn’t react