The Gift of the Invisible Instinct

I spy what lies before me — simple analog clock pesters me with kronos time – tick, tick, tick fading moon peeks airy consonance from behind a hazy, morning cloud hot teacup invites me to linger a bit longer before the groove of tasks press All a reminder of living, here, in this age of ancient future Yet, I’m most interested in the sensing of invisible ideas imaginative whimsy intuitive nudges This secluded insight takes form in the white space of silence, the unspoken sparkle of a fresh encounter, the dreams that leave an imprint upon waking. This cloaked vision…

The World Needs Your (love) Voice

You haven’t taken a vow of silence. But, you’ve believed there are certain things better left unsaid. When you’ve tried to champion the cause, spoken the alternate view, you’ve been met with resistance, or worse, disengagement. You don’t want to ruffle too many feathers, take a chance on not pleasing the listener. It’s only natural that you’ve wrapped your bruised voice in burlap and steel wire. You stick to the pallid pleasantries of life. (but) take notice. this is no time to remain silent. Those “certain things” you’ve believed are better left unsaid are the very words we need. The…

You’ve Got the Power

Here I am breath held exhale weak halt of flow without awareness I zip up shrink back suck in Do you? ember out quiet down lay low fade to invisible [shallow breath] finger snap spark twinkle glow rays of light awaken my vigilance The practice of flow is minded Air within heaves beautiful rhythm (now) I witness the promise of God’s breath, the very strength of holy dwelling within With intention, I open myself draw in long and slow inhale power Will you? expand yourself feel the source exhale love abundantly given [bottomless breath] you and I connected to divine…

What is a prayer?

Today, in the United States of America, is our National Day of Prayer. Join me in prayer today, will you? What is a prayer? Is a prayer — spoken words formed from one’s lips? a single thought lifted high? a song in one’s heart? Or a deep silent cry? Does a prayer — float light as confetti? shoot fast as an arrow? wisp wily through the air? Or watch vigilant over all? Well… I can’t say what a prayer is or how it works. I do know you have a heart and I do too. You hold something close, something…

A Fresh Look at Rote (Rote) Prayer

rote. (rote). repetition. (repetition). I remember (remember) the days (days) of the same (same) weekly prayers (prayers) Hail Mary (Hail Mary) full of grace (grace)… Our Father (Father) who art in heaven (heaven)… I believe in God (God), the Father Almighty (Almighty)… I didn’t need to think (think) they poured out of me (me) as a continuation of my presence (presence) I spoke those words with reverence (reverence) I slurred them giggling (giggling) I rushed them with exit (exit) on my mind (mind) I mumbled them rolling my eyes (eyes) I wondered (wondered), “Isn’t there another way (way)?” When one…