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October 2, 2016

THE DAY MY IPHONE FELL INTO THE OCEAN

It was September 30, 2016…two days ago…it was the day that the Atlantic ocean swallowed my iPhone6. The featured photo for this post was to be the last selfie sent from my phone. And the bit of ocean that claimed by phone can been seen in the photo…the white wave cresting down below was to - Read More -

beach bliss
July 21, 2016

THE MOST VITAL THING IN LIFE

When you feel like saying something That you know you will regret Or keenly feel an insult Not quite easy to forget, That’s the time to curb resentment And maintain a mental peace For when your mind is tranquil, All your ill thoughts simply cease. It is easy to be angry When defrauded or defied, - Read More -

blue flowers
March 12, 2014

LIKE A SUN

They can be like a sun, words. They can do for the heart what light can for a field.   -St. John of the Cross (1542-1591) Photo source: Hyacinths & Tree by Lars van de Goor

up in the alps
December 30, 2013

THE WIND WILL SHOW ITS KINDNESS

A man born blind can easily deny the magnificence of a vast landscape. He can easily deny all the wonders that he cannot touch, smell, taste, or hear. But one day the wind will show its kindness and remove the tiny patches that cover your eyes, and you will see God more clearly than you - Read More -

skyrose
September 4, 2013

RABIA

Rabia of Basra (C. 717-801), a Sufi Saint, and perhaps the first to introduce the concept of Divine Love…that one should not love God for fear of Hell or the promise of Heaven but that God should be loved for God’s own sake. Rabia was born 500 years before Rumi, and was perhaps the greatest influence - Read More -

mira
June 22, 2013

SONGS OF MIRA

Living with that guy, how could you have not gone nuts; I bet he even lied, the coward. I know why God comes to this earth as a man, in hopes of redeeming that gender. God knows he owes us women – big time, for the way those brutes usually act. – Mira   Mira - Read More -

May 29, 2013

ROUND LIKE A CIRCLE IN A SPIRAL

As it often happens, my previous post reminded me of something..haha This time, it was the lyrics of “The Windmills of Your Mind” from the movie The Thomas Crown Affair  (the original with Steve McQueen!) . I found this cool version without words by Dorothy Ashby on harp, but here are the lyrics:     Round, like - Read More -

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