Enjoy the bliss of this…

Enjoy the bliss of this Without question or need Just falling ever into it Into this No questions asked No seeking found Heavenly peace Who knows where this freefall will lead? Or what we’ll encounter…

TRUST

Trust Trust God Trust the Absolute Trust Life Trust consciousness Trust yourself Whether it’s Him or Her or It or I It doesn’t matter how we conceive of the Transcendent Supreme Just trust that the…

SOME THOUGHTS ON POLITICS THIS XMAS

While faith has a political dimension Partisan politics is deeply divisive The faithful of whatever stripe Should cleanse their hearts of such division Individually we must include the ‘other’ Warts and all If our hearts…

THE WAY

I’ll show you the Way  But will you follow? The Way is no way The Way is silence and surrender The Way is no effort The Way is ‘stop!’ The Way is just this The…

THE IMPULSE TO SPIRITUAL PRACTICE

The impulse to spiritual practice is the impulse to awaken so even if practice is wrong or poor or difficult or ineffectual it’s never misguided, and in the worst cases it can be redirected or…

HUMILITY

True humility comes when you run out of strategies and realise that you’re powerless Surrender comes as a result of this It’s something that happens not something ‘you’ do This is the difference between prescription…

GETTING IT

The dichotomy dissolves Of subject and object Spiritual knowledge goes Spiritual persona goes Just this Whatever is happening Is it Doubt Is it Mental discussions About how this can’t be it Is it You can’t…

I, NATURE

we are natural forms organic creatures more like trees and thickets than the straight, chiselled lines we’ve come to measure ourselves against it’s easy to forget and to distance + seclude ourselves, inside our toy…

JUST A POEM

I don’t really notice much Outside Because everything that happens Happens in me Of me The flowers bloom In me The wind blows In me The hills roll and rise In me Like my bones…

FEAR

The process (of awakening) requires us to face the most profound fear of our own annihilation or destitution To face that fear and continue is the challenge of awakening In the end there’s nothing we…