by Archarya Swami Lotus
Sixty years ago, a litany to Mary and a fifty-four day Novena were the only things bringing solace to a desperate teen. When both unexpectedly made a re-appearance last fall I was, rather than desperate, full to the brim with grace and gratitude. It seems the prayers took a long time to ripen, but ripen they did.
by Nalini (Edith Tipple)
I can hear him now,
my small and loving but fiery Bengali guru,
raising his voice for unequivocal direction:
“Keep your mind on your highest Ideal!”
by Joanna Macy
You live inside us, beings of the future.
In the spiral ribbons of our cells, you are here.
In our rage for the burning forests, the poisoned
fields, the oil drowned seals, you are here. You
beat in our hearts through late night meetings.
by Bill Davis
After 43 years of marriage I wanted to live a
So God in his wisdom placed me in a convent.
Before, I lived with my wife’s critical comments and
Fought with her.
by Br. Shankara
I don’t roar much, do I?
Though I’m told time and again
I am a lion of the spirit,
I don’t want to hear it.
I shy away from wilderness
By Viswanathan Rajagopalan.
Crave to see That which is beyond lenses!
Crave to taste That which is beyond linguae!
Crave to see that Light beyond elementary photons!
Crave to experience that Bliss beyond Higgs bosons!