The Nature of Reality and the Purpose of Existence

Jesus and the Tao   I am the way; I am the truth and the life, and no one comes to God save through me. ~ Jesus of Nazareth   This statement is attributed to Joshua bin Joseph, also known as Jesus of Nazareth, and it is one of the most often cited phrases in […]

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A Part of the Whole

“Know thyself! The unexamined life is not worth living.” ~Socrates What is real comes to our awareness through its engagement with our limited senses: sight, sound, smell, taste, and touch. The senses we possess are not objective, they are incongruous, conditioned by relative values, including the relative nature of our individual points of view, our […]

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I had a vision Approaching the infinite Together with you   Trembling and in love Humbled by your grace, constant The vision we shared   Possibilities Visions of eternal life Reflected in you   I had a vision Poised on the head of a pin Angels gathering   Slip the grip of fear The heart’s […]

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Lamplight Part VIII

For the drowning, the way is life A taught line through the swells Leading those dancing in the sea Chasing the human moment Reach for it, love’s fragile object Glimmering beyond the typhoon Above Charybdis’ maw And the hunger of the Scylla Advertisements

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The Gift

We are the en-souled Creatures rising in the dark Reaching out, alone   We did not choose, life To come to be, we awoke A poor creation   Birth is concrescence A continuum of fear In the heat of love   The wheel of life turns Not one of us asked for it The imposition […]

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Water; Am I (Aqua Prosa) Complete

Water.   That one word; water.   It is a sentence all by itself; subject, verb and predicate.   Water is the stuff of life, and I am water.   Water; am I, water held together by a fragile web of membranes, permeable cell-walls, by tissues, some as hard and dense as bone, others as […]

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Aqua Poetica (Water; Am I) Complete

Aqua Poetica – Parts I – XX   I   Water   It is a sentence all by itself Subject, verb and predicate Water is the stuff of life Water, Am I   Water   II   Water   Held together in a fragile web Of membranes, of cell walls Permeable tissues, some hard As […]

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