Tincture of Time

What if…? Can subdue study – Can weaken resolve – Can reduce practice – Good answer – accept change and admit chance with watchful waiting Good answer – review outcome and transform firmness with attentive imagining Good answer – transfigure presence and metamorphose life with heartfelt expecting Final answer – affect with a slight amountContinue reading “Tincture of Time”

Apostolic Spirit

Apostolic is a practice of love and zeal regardless of fatigue and inconvenience. Spirit is a doer of good and kindness with detachment, openness and purity of intention. “Love your enemies, and do good to them, without expecting a return, for you are children of God… [1] What foils it? Anxiousness distracts the mind. WorldlinessContinue reading “Apostolic Spirit”

Tree Lessons

Adaptation changes colors – vividly reflecting the times it celebrates seasons Shedding sustains being – detaching a little at a time makes for a long life Dormancy practices stillness – listening to a cold wind keeps possibilities open “Out” is naked and vulnerable – exposure does not cancel it respects truth and goodness Blossoms renewContinue reading “Tree Lessons”

Remember

To dismember injures and rips us asunder, to remember submits and restores by healing. The disconnect disrupts creating division, to remember unites and enhances the bond. Clichés are empty words formulas are hopeless, to remember enjoins and creates communion. With wonder detachment fosters transformation, to remember renews and assures commitment. Yes, membership outlasts the emptinessContinue reading “Remember”