The River

There is a river of pain within meAnd it’s full of all of my tearsSometimes it rushes violentlyCrashing on rocks, tearing down the branches in my mindI’m not a strong swimmer,or so the story goes,And yet I swim there oftenAt one with all my fearsIf I flail and grasp as I am rushed downThere is... Continue Reading →

Spirit

The pull and the push of Spirit The sound cannot be touched Yet it has color in the mind It has vibration in the chest It whispers when the water flows It yells when the storm is near It carries light through the heart One presence in the breath One heartbeat in the chest One... Continue Reading →

Keeping up

Do you ever feel like you can't keep up? Like the world has sped up And you turn your head and whoosh…   Another day Another dollar Another night Another bother   And it spins and circles And faster it moves As our legs start to give out As our minds we start to lose... Continue Reading →

Waking up

When you wake up in the morningThat moment that arrivesWhere you body and mind openEven before your eyes And the inner world of last nights dreamsThe thoughts of yesterdayOr maybe 10 years ago it seemsCome flowing in to play What day is it today again?When do I have to rise?As I catalog my have tosHave... Continue Reading →

Is that our kind of love?

Is there a way we must awake? A deep commitment we must make? The steps we know that we must take To dive in deep to true loves lake The kind of love we won’t let break The kind no circumstance can take When God decides to up the stakes The love that makes us... Continue Reading →

The Spark

Is there any thing more beautiful Than the moment you find within That spark of light that feels so right To allow inspiration in   And in that moment You realize, a little piece of truth And gratitude comes pouring out a rekindling of  youth   That takes you back to a time You didn’t... Continue Reading →

Don’t forget

Don’t forget to tell me All the things you want to say All your stories of your life How you fought to pave the way How you made it to the light Where love and kindness live How nothing is forsaken And you have everything to give Don’t forget to tell me How the water... Continue Reading →

Girl, you’ve got it good

Walking out of the fire As your past burns down Looking only forward As the flames lick your heels They tell you you should be afraid Because fear is a team sport these days But girl, you’ve got it good Stripping off your clothes No hiding what is real Still standing tall As the wind... Continue Reading →

Letting go of the year

As the year winds down, I am filled with mixed emotions.  Its been a transformative year in my life to say the least and as I reflect on all that has occurred,  I am faced with the question of what my true intention for the next year will be now that I have gotten to... Continue Reading →

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