On the day when the lotus bloomed…

On the day when the lotus bloomed, alas, my mind was straying, and I knew it not. My basket was empty and the flower remained unheeded. Only now and again a sadness fell upon me, and I started up from my dream and felt a sweet trace of a strange fragrance in the south wind….

Perceptions and Reality

I always feel a slight nudge of inspiration a day or two before I sit and write a new blog entry. I feel inspired, but more often than not I don’t know what I am going to write about until the last minute, when a particular topic suddenly becomes clear in mind. And that’s how…

Desire and the Importance of Failing

A window opens. A curtain pulls back.  The lamp of lovers connect, not at their ceramic bases, but in their lightedness.  No lover wants union with the Beloved without the Beloved also wanting the lover.  Love makes the lover weak, while the Beloved gets strong.  Lightning from here strikes there. When you begin to love God, God is loving you. A clapping sound does not come from…

A Lesson On Compassion

I had one of those ‘meaningful’ dreams another night. I saw an enormous white cat with patches of black here and there. I thought that the cat was just very fat, when someone invisible replied to my thoughts by saying that the cat was not fat but was carrying a few other cats inside her…

Great Life-Giving Spirit

Great Life-Giving Spirit – Native American Tradition Great Spirit of Love, come to me with the power of the North. Make me courageous when the cold winds of life fall upon me. Give me strength and endurance for everything that is harsh, everything that hurts, everything that makes me squint. Make me move through life…

Love. Accept. Heal.

Love. Accept. Heal. This is my mantra. Love and acceptance belong together. When we love and accept ourselves, miracles can happen. Only then we can truly heal. I use this mantra to remind myself of this simple truth and of the fact that fears are only thoughts, they are not real. Quite recently I discovered…