If I Believe January 22, 2016 ShareThis is my first, and perhaps last, Shakespearean sonnet.
If I believe that you are safely hid
In the eternal place where you are from,
Then nothing you will do, or sooner did,
Possesses strength to keep you ever glum.
If I believe that you ...
A Blessing For The Zombies? January 5, 2016 ShareThis poem should have been written on Halloween. Don’t take it too seriously. Each line in this poem has five syllables.
Once before I thought
to do what I ought.
But now I can see
that I’m a zombie.
My friends are the same–
they all ...
Atonement Without Sacrifice January 3, 2016 ShareThis poem was inspired by the section called “Atonement without Sacrifice” in the book A Course in Miracles.
Concerning the atonement
We must practice discernment
The atonement is a concept
Into which some errors have crept
In order to have consistent perception
We must eradicate all ...
From Light To Light December 15, 2015 ShareThe Light
There is a light that embraces all living things
And carries the whole universe in its gentle wings
This light is intelligent and warm
And there are countless beings that swarm
Within its peaceful and welcoming mien
But it cannot be with the body’s ...
The Middle Way December 15, 2015 ShareNow, it looks like it’s gone nationwide
Too much pride
(Don Henley, from “Too Much Pride”)
How to avoid the slavish side
While also shunning too much pride?
We can discover the middle way
When we choose oneness today
For oneness keeps us side-by-side
And helps us shun ...
The Last Days December 15, 2015 ShareBut, “Ah, Lord GOD!” I said, “Look, the prophets are telling them, ‘You will not see the sword nor will you have famine, but I will give you lasting peace in this place.'” Then the LORD said to me, “The ...
When The Veil Is Removed From Our Eyes December 15, 2015 ShareAnd on this mountain He will swallow up the covering which is over all peoples, Even the veil which is stretched over all nations. (Isaiah 25:7 NASB)
When the veil is removed from our eyes
What could we experience but surprise?
All these ...
The Cat And The Mouse December 15, 2015 ShareOnce there lived a cat and a mouse
In an average suburban house
The cat got his meals every day
Even when the owners were away
The cat had nothing to worry about
But there was something he was without
He felt alone, even with clever ...
Wasteland December 15, 2015 ShareMy brain is bruised, and my heart is sore
Lying face-down on a hard dirt floor
Do you know who is still keeping score?
My brain is bruised, and my heart is sore
I can’t see what the future is for
There’s nothing in this ...
If Loss Were Real June 25, 2015 ShareIf loss were real anywhere
Then life would be unfair
If loss were really the truth
Then despair would end our youth
Death cannot take what is eternal
If we put our hope in rotting skin
Then no one can ever hope to win
For death ...