Equanimity

When loss blows you awayfollow winter’s pathembrace the growing darknessbreathe the breeze of gain When blame troubles your heartfeel affection for othersbe secure in your abilitiesbreathe the breeze of praise When sorrow drenches you in downpour after downpourbe nourished by the rain thenbreathe the breeze of joy When failure weighs your spirit downsearch for new … More Equanimity

Joie de Vivre

An ocean of leaves wave in a summer breeze splashing my face with a life force that bridges my spirit to tall full trees in August   Photo is an original of trees in my back yard.    

Catapulting Into Joy

Catapult me into joy – oh, leaves in brief suspension before swaying down to earth oh, clouds that paint a full moon with broad brush strokes oh, freedom of loose hair blown back by sudden breeze oh,  whiff of campfire memories clinging on my shirt Amidst mundane moments I glimpse these jewels of bliss, intimate … More Catapulting Into Joy

Eternal Breath

I lift my face to face the breeze this same air connecting me with all life now and ever before and even life that will come to be for that matter A rhythmic gift of giving and taking as the breeze sings through my hair or lifts the butterfly wings All of this is eternal … More Eternal Breath

Why’s

Does the bumblebee ask why it forages pollen? Does the tulip maple ask why it blooms? Does the moon ask why she conceals her dark side? The answer to every layer of “why?” contains another layer of questions. When I ponder the myriad why’s of my purpose I suspect it’s more than just following laws … More Why’s