The Waters of Life

The waters of life rush through my heart With every breath and beat they flow No stillness in the body No pausing of the soul It flows it flows Sometimes I think I can stop the flow The ride is too fast The change too great And this just causes pain The river running through... Continue Reading →

Choosing

If we are choosing to operate through love Then fear can not have a voice Our truth can not be clouded Our anxiety can not close our hearts If we choose love We choose to show up With courage Even to say we need silence We need space Even to say I’m suffering And I... Continue Reading →

Nothing to Say

I’ve got nothing to say So I don’t dare to speak I am one of the powerless One of the meek I will stay in my lane And follow the road That they tell me to go And I’ll carry the load My free will surrendered My sovereignty lost It’s only survival And that’s only... Continue Reading →

Are we listening?

When you hear the informationAbout the planet, about your nationDo you focus on the facts, or on the explanationDo we hear what's being saidOr hear what it all meansDo we focus on where we are goingOr more on where we’ve been? Do we project we know the pathThat can only be informedBy the destruction of... Continue Reading →

A Prayer

Dear God, I ask you now To distance me from fear To help me see with open eyes To  hear with open ears. Give me the strength to feel my pain To break open the shell And learn the lessons I must glean From every time I fell. Given me time to be in peace... Continue Reading →

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 →

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